WBBM Newsradio/Mike Krauser

Barricade Situation Ends In South Shore

May 25, 2018 - 10:42 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A person was in custody Friday afternoon after he barricaded himself inside a South Shore neighborhood store with a bag of knives.

The male “ran into a store with a bag containing knives” about 9:10 a.m. in the 2300 block of East 79th Street, according to Chicago Police. He taken into custody without incident about 4:20 p.m.

SWAT officers were called after he barricaded himself inside, police said. There were no hostages or any other people inside the building with him, and no injuries have been reported.

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