Man in custody after 8-hour standoff in Avalon Park

SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE - A man is in custody after an eight-hour standoff with police Thursday morning in the South Side Avalon Park neighborhood.

A SWAT team responded about 4:45 a.m. to a man barricaded alone inside a home in the 8200 block of South Dante, according to Chicago Police. It was not known if he was armed.

Police said the man was taken into custody about 1:30 p.m. Additional details weren’t released.

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