Two people testing a gun on a roof of a building may have prompted police and SWAT to respond to the city’s North Side Sunday afternoon.
At approximately 3:15 p.m., investigators responded to a shots fired call in the 2700 block of Pine Grove Ave. in the city’s Lincoln Park neighborhood, according to police. Officers had blocked off the intersection of Wrightwood and Pine Grove.
One resident initially thought the gunshots he heard were fireworks.
“I heard maybe about five shots,” said Sam McIntire. “It sounded like more but I could tell that some of them were echoes. And then there was like a 10 second pause and then about five more of the same thing.”
Gunshots reported from 2738 Pine Grove. Police seem to have the situation under control. pic.twitter.com/LOfly7RxaV
— Colin Patrick (@Colin_ByTheLake) January 31, 2016
Never good when you wake up from a nap to sirens outside your apartment and cops blocking off your street pic.twitter.com/pRbIEamcS2
— Matt Lindner (@mattlindner) January 31, 2016
Investigators are reviewing video and believe a male and female were testing a gun on a roof, according to an updated posted to Facebook by Alderman Tom Tunney. Police believe it was an isolated incident.
Chicago Police Department, 19th District update: Shots fired on 2700 block of Pine Grove in the 43rd Ward. Police are…
Authorities cleared the area by 4:25 p.m., according to police. No one was injured.
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