Standoff Reported In South Austin

CHICAGO (STMW) – A person has surrendered, ending a barricade situation in the South Austin neighborhood early Tuesday.

The Hostage, Barricade and Terrorism Unit situation was called at 1 a.m., to a home in the 4900 W. Walton St., police News Affairs officer Hector Alfaro said.

A person surrendered to police at 2:45 p.m., ending barricade situation without any injuries, Alfaro said.

It is unclear if there were any hostages, Alfaro said.


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