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Chase Closes Lake Shore Drive

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 09:29:43 CDT
By: AP

Charges are pending against a Georgia man who held police at bay for more than eight hours during a standoff on Chicago's iconic Lake Shore Drive. Police say the man is in custody, but his name hasn't been released. Sunday's standoff prompted the shutdown of the busy road, which wasn't reopened until just before dawn this morning. The man was wanted in connection with a murder earlier this month in Hampton Georgia, about 30 miles from Atlanta. The chase began around 12:30 yesterday aftternoon in the Chicago suburb of Harvey and continued into Chicago. The chase injured four people including a 10-year-old and a Chicago police officer. None of their injuries were life-threatening. Police say the man was armed with knives and had self-inflicted injuries.

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