DuPage Co. Sheriff's Office says 1 in custody after barricade situation, SWAT response

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Tuesday, March 19, 2024
'Police presence' closes area around Honeysuckle Lane in DuPage Co.
The DuPage County Sheriff's Office told residents to avoid the area of Honeysuckle Lane and Route 83 due to 'police presence' on Monday.

DUPAGE CO., Ill. (WLS) -- The DuPage County Sheriff's Office said a man is in custody after a barricade situation near Honeysuckle Lane and Route 83 in unincorporated Willowbrook on Monday afternoon.

Sheriff James Mendrick said deputies were called to Kingery Quarter after reports of shots fired out of an apartment near a bus stop. The callers said the man then barricaded himself inside his apartment and refused to comply with deputies.

SWAT teams also responded to the barricade situation After several hours, he released a woman and child and barricaded himself back inside.

A SWAT team broke an exterior glass door and were able to take the man into custody without incident or injury.

The investigation is ongoing. No charges have been announced.

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