Hostage standoff ends with gunman dead, 1 injured
CHICAGO – A hostage standoff on the Southwest side left one man dead and one woman critically injured.
Police were called to a home at 60th and Whipple yesterday afternoon.
A man with a gun had barricaded himself inside.
After an 8-hour standoff, the gunman shot himself in the head and died at the scene. The woman was taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds.
A one-year-old child was also held hostage but is safe and is in the hospital for observation.