Arrest made after SWAT responds to gunfire in Lawndale

Police responded Sunday to the 1800 block of South St. Louis Avenue, according to Chicago police.

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A barricaded person was arrested after a police SWAT team responded to gunfire Sunday in the Lawndale neighborhood.

Officers responded to a call of shots fired about 12:40 p.m. to the 1800 block of South St. Louis Avenue, according to Chicago police.

A SWAT team was called after police determined the shooter was barricaded inside a building.

The incident ended about 1:15 p.m. with the suspect’s arrest, police said. No charges have been filed.

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