SWAT standoff ends hours after alleged gunman opens fire near Chicago police officers in Humboldt Park

It was unclear whether the shots were fired directly at officers, police said.

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SWAT were en route for an alleged gunman who ran into a building after opening fire near Chicago police officers July 16, 2022 on the West Side.

SWAT were en route for an alleged gunman who ran into a building after opening fire near Chicago police officers July 16, 2022 on the West Side.

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A SWAT team was involved in an hours-long standoff Saturday night in Humboldt Park after someone opened fire near Chicago police officers, officials said.

About 11:45 p.m., a person fired shots before running into a building in the 1500 block of South California Avenue, police said. No one was struck by gunfire.

The standoff ended around 11:15 a.m. Sunday with no injuries reported, police said. No one was in custody.

Police did not release more information on the incident.

Hours earlier, a little over a mile away, a 17-year-old boy was shot and wounded.

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