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Police questioning multiple people after West Side barricade situation

Authorities were questioning “persons of interest” after a male thought to be armed barricaded himself inside of a West Side building Sunday afternoon, police said.

Officers saw a male possibly armed with a weapon entering a building in the 1200 block of South St. Louis Avenue at 12:40 p.m., police said.

SWAT teams responded, and a neighboring building was evacuated as a precaution, police said.

The scene was no longer active at 6 p.m., and no one was injured, police said.

Police did not have an exact time the scene was cleared, but scanner reports indicate the situation ended about 5:30 p.m.

Multiple people were being questioned by investigators Sunday evening, police said.