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Person taken to hospital after Chatham barricade situation

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A person armed with a knife is barricaded inside a home Wednesday afternoon in the South Side Chatham neighborhood.

Officers responded to the barricade situation about 12:15 p.m in the 400 block of East 87th Street, according to Chicago Police.

A male barricaded himself inside a home and is refusing to leave, police said. He is armed with a knife, but it is unknown if he has a hostage.

Police said it appears to be a domestic incident.