CHICAGO (CBS) — SWAT team members and Chicago police were called to the scene of a standoff in the South Loop. Gunshots were fired, but officers made an arrest shortly before 1 p.m.
Video from the scene shows a man being led to a police squad car in handcuffs.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cool Lake Breeze Next 3 Days
We are here now where there’s a hostage situation along Wabash and 14th in South Loop
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Police said initally that a robbery in the 1400 block of South Wabash turned into a hostage situation. However, it turned out there was just one man who fired his gun inside an apartment.
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