SWAT respond to man barricaded in South Chicago, possibly with gun, Chicago police say

ByDiane Pathieu and ABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Tuesday, April 9, 2024
SWAT respond to man barricaded for 12 hours on South Side
For nearly 12 hours, SWAT teams blocked roads in South Chicago into Tuesday morning as a man barricaded himself.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- SWAT teams and other law enforcement officers swarmed a house on the South Side after a man barricaded himself, Chicago police said.

The situation began on Monday around 5 p.m. at the 7900-block of South Bennett Avenue and continued into Tuesday morning.

The SWAT situation ened by 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Chicago police said the man hiding in the house could have gun.

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The suspect was taken to a local hospital for an evaluation, police said.

There were no injuries reported. No other details were available.