MARKHAM, Ill. (WLS) — An armed robbery in south suburban Summit ended with a barricade situation and standoff in Markham Thursday, law enforcement said.
Police from multiple departments have spent much of the afternoon in a residential area of Markham where a man had barricaded himself inside a home.
Video from Chopper7 around midday showed heavily armed officers, some of them shielding themselves behind an armored vehicle, surrounding a house near 162nd and Marshfield.
A spokesperson from the city of Markham said the incident began with an armed robbery at a business in Summit. That official said the suspect then led police on a chase through various municipalities that eventually ended at the home in Markham.
Officers from Markham, Summit and Harvey all surrounded the home. Police said the man fired at officers and an officer fired back. It was not immediately known if the suspect died from the officer’s gunfire, or if the …