Chicago police, SWAT involved in standoff on Northwest Side

CHICAGO — The Chicago Police Department SWAT team was called in for a stand-off situation on the city’s Northwest Side.

This is happening on the 6500 block of North Onarga in Chicago’s Edison Park neighborhood, right by Harlem and Northwest Highway.

The standoff has been going on since midnight.

Police were called about a distraught man in a vehicle. He refuses to come out.

It is unknown whether the man is armed, but a SWAT team is on the scene.

Harlem Avenue is closed in both directions, between Devon and Pratt.

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