CHICAGO — Chicago police say officers shot and killed a suspect who not only fired at them but shot two victims inside a home in Chicago’s West Lawn neighborhood.

The barricade situation unfolded in an apartment building in the area of 76th and Pulaski, near Ford City Mall and Richard J Daley College.

Around 1:15 p.m., police responded to a call of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers say the suspect fired at them. Officers were not hurt and did not return fire at the time.

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SWAT arrived in the 4200 block of W. Ford City Drive to assist.

CPD and SWAT made attempts to de-escalate the barricade situation to no avail. According to police, officers discharged their service weapons, striking the offender.

The suspect was pronounced dead at Christ Medical.

Authorities said a wounded 78-year-old man, described as a hostage, and a 48-year-old woman shot in the neck was transported both in critical condition to Christ Hospital.

Police recovered a gun at the scene.

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability will investigate and officers involved will be placed on administrative duties as is standard.