SWAT team responds to domestic incident turned hostage, barricade situation in Lincoln Park

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A domestic incident turned into a hostage situation, prompting a SWAT team response in the Lincoln Park neighborhood Wednesday.

Police said the incident occurred just south of Wrightwood Park in the 2500 block of N Bosworth, around 11:45 a.m.

The Chicago Police Department Twitter page did not give any details but instructed people to stay away from the area for the time being.

According to officials, a man had barricaded himself inside the North Side apartment and held a woman at knifepoint.

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Police responded to an active SWAT incident in the Lincoln Park neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, according to a tweet by Chicago Police Department.

The man was taken into custody without further incident. Both were transported to local hospitals.
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