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Person hospitalized for evaluation after NW Side barricade situation

The male barricaded himself inside the basement of a home in the 5000 block of North Natoma Avenue for about two hours, according to Chicago police.

A SWAT team was called after a person abrricaded himself inside a home Aug. 9, 2019, in the 5000 block of North Natoma Avenue.
A SWAT team was called after a person abrricaded himself inside a home Aug. 9, 2019, in the 5000 block of North Natoma Avenue.
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A person was taken to a hospital for evaluation after a two-hour standoff with a SWAT team Friday on the Northwest Side.

The male barricaded himself inside the basement of a home shortly after noon in the 5000 block of North Natoma Avenue, according to Chicago police.

A SWAT team responded and the barricade was over by 2:20 p.m., police said. The person was taken to a hospital for evaluation.

No injuries were reported and no weapon was found inside the home, police said.

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