Good afternoon, everyone, it's 4:43pm. Today's been yet another long day. I'm glad to be home. Anyway, today seems to be rather active. On the way home, I spotted some street activity. So, here's crime for this afternoon and evening.
4:42pm - Domestic disturbance. X601 N Harding (dispatch called 2524, so it's got to be in the coverage area). Wife is harassing.
4:54pm - Gang disturbance. 3100 N Monticello. They're yelling in the street.
4:56pm - Disturbance. 3105 N Haussen. Intoxicated males causing a scene.
5:08 to 5:35pm - I fell asleep. Sorry.
5:38pm - Domestic disturbance. 3070 N Haussen.
5:41pm - The 4:54 and 4:56pm jobs are coded.
5:44pm - The 5:38pm job needs a call back.
5:49pm - Robbery. 2015 N Pulaski. Male Black, 18, white t-shirt and black shorts stole the I-Pod.
6:35pm - Fire. Wrightwood and Pulaski. There's a buliding on fire. Address isn't for sure.
6:36pm - An RD number was pulled from the 5:49pm job. I missed it, though.
6:37pm - Parker. 3127 N Harding. Black SUV parking the garage.
6:41pm - Domestic disturbance. 3131 N Ridgeway. Earlier argument with the husband.
6:52pm - Assault in progress. Kelvyn Park (4438 W. Wrightwood). Group of teens arguing.
6:53pm - Person w/ a gun. 2452 N Harding. Boyfriend's beating up the complainant. The jerk threatened to shoot police if they respond.
6:55pm - This isn't good. A unit with a long gun is needed on Harding. Officers are being advised to go into the back.
6:56pm - This is a hostage situation. Uh oh. The guy's sitting on a porch with a gun next to him.
6:59pm - Dispatch sent over a message to HBT (Hostage team or something like that).
7:00pm - Units are being advised to back off. He's raising his gun.
7:01pm - Shots have been fired by the police on Harding.
7:02pm - Offender has been shot. Crime Lab is being advised to come over.
7:03 to 7:15pm - Police/dispatch chatter regarding the hostage situation.
7:18pm - I have to go eat. I'll be back.
7:30pm - I'm back. An RD number has been pulled on the hostage situation. It's HR550869 with the event number of 15274.
7:34pm - Check the well being. Belmont and Ridgeway. Males trying to get into the side door. Officers are allegedy on scene.
7:47pm - Domestic disturbance. 2409 N Konster. Husband/wife drama.
7:53pm - Threatening suicide. 2990 N Milwaukee. Brother took some pills.
7:55pm - Awwwww, man. Beat 2520 wants media to be kept a bay :(. I'm a part of the media (being a blogger and all), aren't I? I was planning on heading down there to ask some questions.
8:05pm - Person down. 3121 N Hamlin.
8:06pm - I have to go. I'll be back tomorrow morning. Good night, everyone :).
5:22am, Wednesday - Here's some information on last night's hostage situation. The news article was incorrect. It was a hostage situation. Police scanner reports confirm that.