CHICAGO (CBS) — A standoff with a gunman in southwest suburban Lockport came to a peaceful end after nearly six hours Monday night, when a man with an assault rifle surrendered to police.
Around 4:30 p.m., the Will County Sheriff’s SWAT team responded to a call of shots fired near Lawrence Avenue and Bruce Road in unincorporated Lockport Township.READ MORE: R. Kelly Found Guilty Of All Counts In Sex Trafficking, Racketeering Trial
When they arrived, officers saw an AR-15 assault rifle inside a home in the 2700 block of Lawrence Avenue. A short time later, a man who lived in the home called police and began making threats.
The man refused to speak to deputies at the scene, and SWAT teams surrounded the home.READ MORE: Northwestern University Bans All Social Activities At Campus Fraternities Until At Least Mid-October After Reports Of Drugging
Police said the man surrendered to deputies around 10 p.m.
No one was injured during the standoff.MORE NEWS: Reports Of Active Shooter At Carthage College In Kenosha Deemed Unfounded, Police Give 'All Clear'
An assault rifle was found at the home.