Calumet City standoff ends peacefully after 17 hours, shooting suspect in custody

The man fled the scene of a shooting to his home in the 100 block of Maple Court.

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A man barricaded himself in his home following a shooting May 3, 2021 in Calumet City.

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A shooting suspect surrendered to police Monday morning after barricading himself in his Calumet City home for over 17 hours, at one point allegedly firing gunshots at police outside.

The man took cover in the home at 1:45 p.m. Sunday after he shot a 62-year-old man during a confrontation in the 100 block of North State Street, Calumet City spokesman Sean Howard said.

The victim was taken to a trauma center with gunshot wounds but his condition was not known.

The suspected shooter, a 52-year-old man, fled to his home in the 100 block of Maple Court, Howard said. When officers attempted to make contact and approach the home, several shots were fired at police, according to Howard.

Officers did not return fire and the South Suburban Emergency Response Team was called to the scene, Howard said.

The man came out “peacefully” about 7:15 a.m. and surrendered to police, Howard said.

No charges have been announced.

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