CHICAGO — A suspect is in custody after a shooting and subsequent SWAT situation Thursday evening.
Just before 4:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 5900 block of South Richmond Avenue on the report of a shooting. Police said a 69-year-old man was outside near a home when he was approached by an unknown man.
The suspect then pulled out a gun and shot him in the neck. The 69-year-old was transported to the University of Chicago in critical condition.
The suspect then barricaded himself in a residence, prompting a SWAT situation.
After several hours, the suspect was taken into custody without further incident.