Man arrested after West Pullman SWAT standoff shot girlfriend’s car: police

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One man was taken into custody after SWAT teams responded to a domestic incident Tuesday night in the 11700 block of South Lowe | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

A SWAT standoff that started Tuesday night in the Far South Side West Pullman neighborhood ended with the arrest of a man who allegedly threatened his girlfriend and shot her car.

The 21-year-old man threatened to kill his girlfriend after an argument about 9:15 p.m. in the 11700 block of South Lowe, according to Chicago Police. He then fired multiple rounds at her car, damaging the vehicle, before running back to a home and barricading himself inside.

A SWAT team responded to the home and the man was taken into custody early Wednesday, police said. Charges against him were pending.

No injuries were reported, police said.

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