OAK PARK, Ill. (CBS) — Police were in a standoff with a man threatening to harm himself on busy Roosevelt Road in Oak Park late Tuesday afternoon.
Oak Park police said the incident was confined to the immediate area around the 6000 block of Roosevelt Road near Humphrey Avenue – also near the boundaries with Cicero and with the city of Chicago.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Shower Chance By Daybreak
Officials at Irving Elementary School, nearby at 1125 S. Cuyler Ave. in Oak Park, were assured that students were not at risk, police said.READ MORE: Postal Worker Tells CBS 2 Staffing Issues Due To Federal Leave, Prioritization Of Package Delivery Are In Part To Blame For Persistent Mail Problems
Traffic near the scene might be disrupted, police said.MORE NEWS: Shock And Outrage In Humboldt Park At Death Of Young Parents Yasmin Perez, Gyovanny Arzuaga In Shooting Called 'Execution-Style'
Police did not immediately release further details.