Suspect in custody after female victim held hostage during SWAT standoff in Old Town

Just before 1 a.m. Wednesday, a SWAT team responded in the 1800 block of North Lincoln Park West for a suspect who was “holding a female against her will” inside a home, Chicago police said.

SHARE Suspect in custody after female victim held hostage during SWAT standoff in Old Town
Los robos ocurrieron entre las 7:20 y las 8:20 a.m. el jueves, según la policía. | Archivos Sun-Times

Sun-Times file

A suspect was in custody aftera person was held hostage in a home, prompting a SWAT standoff early Wednesday in Old Town on the North Side.

Just before 1 a.m., a SWAT team responded to the 1800 block of North Lincoln Park West for a suspect who was “holding a female against her will” inside a home, Chicago police said.

The incident was domestic, and no injuries were reported, police said.

No charges have been announced.

The Latest
Two women were taken to Holy Cross Hospital with unspecified injuries and they were listed in good condition, officials said. A third woman was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where she was also in good condition and an officer was taken to an area hospital with a “minor” foot injury. An 8-year-old girl was treated at the scene.
Doctor is helping a teacher from China relocate to U.S. and is hoping a wedding will follow.
Individual members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. — whose headquarters are in Chicago — have begun mobilizing in masses to support their “soror” in the historic race for president.
Thinking ahead to your next few meals? Here are some main dishes and sides to try.
Plans call for a music hall, housing, park and pedestrian-friendly spaces as part of a 10-year development project that could start as early as 2025.