CHICAGO (CBS) — A person was taken into custody Thursday night after barricading himself inside an apartment in the University Village neighborhood on the Near West Side.

Officers responded about 7:30 p.m. to reports of a male barricading himself inside the apartment in the 1400 block of West Taylor Street, according to Chicago Police. He was ultimately taken into custody after a nearly two-hour standoff.

READ MORE: Over 23,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

It was not immediately known why the male barricaded himself in the residence, or how the report of the incident initially came in, police said.

READ MORE: Woman Stabbed Near CTA Green Line, Police ID Suspect In Stabbing Death Of Anat Kimchee

The incident happened near the University of Illinois at Chicago campus.

MORE NEWS: 'It Is Sad': The United Center COVID Mass Vaccination Site Closes Thursday

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2018. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)