‘Active shooter’ at North Pine Grove in Chicago’s Lincoln Park

PUBLISHED Sun, January 31, 2016 - 5:18pm EST
Credit: Keegan Goudie (@thesixthirty)

Police and SWAT teams are responding to reports of an active shooter at a rooftop on North Pine Grove in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago, officials say. An active search is underway. (more)

The incident happened at around 3 p.m. CT on Sunday when multiple gunshots were heard on the rooftop of 2738 N. Pine Grove. There are unconfirmed reports that shell casings have been found, but there have been no immediate reports of casualties.

The reports of an active shooter prompted a large emergency response from both police officers and SWAT teams. The Chicago Police Department confirmed it was attempting to locate an active shooter, but declined to elaborate. As of 4:28 p.m. CT, Chicago police said the incident was no longer an active shooter situation and was underway.

Witnesses in the area reported seeing police officers with assault rifles.

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