Hostage Situation In Rogers Park Ends

UPDATED: 9/13/2013 2:35 p.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) — A hostage situation in the North Side Rogers Park neighborhood has ended with police taking an armed man into custody.

The standoff ended shortly before 2:30 p.m. and no shots were fired, WBBM Newsradio’s John Cody reports.

Police were seen escorting young children out of the building.

The man was taken out on a stretcher but did not appear to be seriously injured.

There were no other injuries.

Police confirmed a barricade/hostage situation began in the 1200 block of West Morse Avenue shortly after 1 p.m.

The incident involved an altercation between the man and his girlfriend, police said.

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