SWAT called for armed man barricaded in West Pullman home

Officers responded to shots fired in the 11900 block of South State Street early Friday. The man then barricaded himself inside a nearby residence, police said.

SHARE SWAT called for armed man barricaded in West Pullman home
Sun_Times.png

Sun-Times file

An armed man barricaded himself inside a home early Friday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.

SWAT personnel were called to a home in the 11900 block of South State Street about 12:30 a.m., for man who had been firing shots and then barricaded himself inside the residence, according to Chicago police.

The scene was still active, police said.

No other information was immediately available.

The Latest
The store had been in limbo for the better part of two years, amid Amazon’s re-examination of its grocery business.
Its two LED video-screen towers, designed by Spanish architect Jaume Plensa, showcase more than 1,000 faces that portray the city’s diverse cultural makeup. And we spoke with some of those whose faces millions of people a year still see.
Jurors found Raekwon Drake guilty of second-degree murder, rejecting a more serious first-degree murder charge after the defense said Drake “was acting under a sudden and intense passion due to being seriously provoked.”
The tackle football team shut down in 2017 but lives on in a tattoo that the former quarterback says represents all that the city gave her.
Mighty actor plays a mercurial judge whose death puts his adult children in danger in disappointing MGM+ adaptation of the best-selling novel.