Incendiary device thrown at film set in South Loop, Chicago police say

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022
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Chicago police said an incendiary device was thrown by a person at a film production shooting in the South Loop neighborhood Monday night.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- An incendiary device was thrown by a person at a film production shooting in the South Loop neighborhood Monday night, Chicago police said.

The production was shooting in the 1000-block of South Desplaines Street at about 10:20 p.m. when police said someone lit and threw the incendiary device toward the set. The device did not explode.

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No cast or crew members were injured, police said.

Area Three detectives are investigating. No one is in custody.

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