SWAT incident near Buckingham Fountain ends peacefully

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An incident on Lake Shore Drive on Sunday night ended peacefully after a SWAT team was called to the area near Buckingham Fountain.

The SWAT team was sent about 5 p.m. to the 500 block of South Lake Shore Drive for a hostage, barricade or terrorism incident, according to Chicago Police. Lake Shore Drive was closed between Balbo and Jackson for nearly two hours.

The situation ended peacefully with a person was in custody, police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said on Twitter about 6:50 p.m. The person in custody was taken for a medical evaluation.

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