Authorities are reporting a chase that has ended in a standoff on Lake Shore Drive, involving an armed fugitive.
The standoff was creating a traffic nightmare on Lake Shore Drive, while other parts are completely shut down.
Here’s live footage from the standoff (Note: It appears the CBS chopper has gone to refuel):
Police block off traffic to Lake Shore Drive during Sunday’s standoff. | Brian Jackson/Sun-Times
Police stand with guns drawn after Sunday’s police crash. | Jennifer Okray/For Sun-Times Media
Aerial view of the standoff on Lake Shore Drive Sunday afternoon. | Lee Hogan/For Sun-Times Media
The chase ended when the suspect crashed on Lake Shore Drive. | Jennifer Okray/For Sun-Times Media
A woman driving with a child and elderly woman were rear-ened by a vehicle that later fled the scene near the 1600 block of North Avenue on Lake Shore Drive. | George Slefo / Sun-Times
AP Photo/Courtesy Ed Bachrach
Two choppers, sniper(s) and roughly 30 cop cars at LSD standoff: pic.twitter.com/GGE6yjz2Q2— Matt McKinney (@Mmckinne17) March 16, 2014