Six-hour standoff with police on South Side

April 11, 2009 3:53:39 PM PDT
A man was in police custody Saturday after a six-hour standoff with police in Chicago.The man barricaded himself in the basement of an apartment building at 51st Street and Winchester at around 11:30 a.m. Investigators say the incident started as a dispute between a landlord and a tenant.

Emergency teams were on the scene of the standoff.

The man was believed to be armed but he did not have hostages. No injuries were reported.


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