Oak Forest barricade situation leads to shelter in place order

Oak Forest residents in and around the 5500 block of Ann Marie Lane are being told to shelter in place as emergency responders are on the scene of a barricaded subject, according to the city.

The situation began at about 7 a.m., according to a post on the city’s Facebook page.

TV news reports show smoke coming from a home in that area. The posting noted that there is a heavy police and fire presence in the area.

Oak Forest officials shared that Central Avenue is closed from Independence to 155th Street, and that 155th is closed between Central and Long Avenue.

This is a developing story. Check back for more information.

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