SWAT standoff ends peacefully after 7 hours in North Austin
Police took the man to Saints Mary’s and Elizabeth Medical Center for a mental evaluation after he left the building, police said.
A SWAT standoff ended peacefully after about seven hours Monday morning in North Austin on the Northwest Side.
Officers responded to a call of shots fired about 6:15 p.m. Sunday in the 1200 block of North Cicero Avenue after witnesses said they saw a man on the roof of a residential building, Chicago police said.
Responding officers observed the man inside a building and he came out about 1:10 a.m. Monday, police said.
He was taken to Saints Mary’s and Elizabeth Medical Center for a mental evaluation, police said.
No injuries were reported and no weapon was recovered, police said.
There are no charges pending.