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Standoff Ends After Chicago Police Officer Shot, 1 Found Dead

The Chicago Sun-Times reported one officer was shot in the head. Update: The standoff ended after six hours with one person dead and another taken into custody.

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UPDATED — Oct. 8, 1:15 a.m. ET: The Chicago Tribune reported the standoff ended after six hours with one person found dead and another taken into custody.

It was not immediately known if the person taken into custody was the suspect, who has been identified as Daniel Brown.

A police captain was shot as he and others were trapped Tuesday evening by a gunman who opened fire in Chicago's South Side, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.

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Police responded to the 7200 block of South Lowe Avenue, a residential area on Chicago's South Side.

Initial reports that a second officer had been shot proved to be incorrect, WGN reported. The suspected shooter is wanted in Indiana, and police had been attempting to serve an arrest warrant.

Dispatchers said three others were with the shooter inside a building, and shots continued to be fired. Officers worked to get residents — including children — and fellow officers out of apartments in the area.

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The 58-year-old police captain was expected to survive.

NOW: scene at Stroger where wounded CPD officer taken. @DanaCBS2 hears "non life threatening" injuries. @cbschicago

Brad Edwards@tvbradFollow

NOW: scene at Stroger where wounded CPD officer taken. @DanaCBS2 hears "non life threatening" injuries. @cbschicago

4:51 PM - 07 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

A large police presence responded to the area as police worked systematically to secure surrounding streets and buildings.

More armored vehicles arriving. K9 team here too. Has to be 100 cops or more here now @fox32news

Craig Wall FOX 32@craigrwallFollow

More armored vehicles arriving. K9 team here too. Has to be 100 cops or more here now @fox32news

4:40 PM - 07 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The shooter was identified as Daniel Brown, who was accused of a carjacking and three shootings in Indianapolis.

Daniel Brown identified as shooting a Chicago cop tonight, after shooting spree in Indy this past weekend. @rtv6

Rafael Sánchez@RafaelOnTVFollow

Daniel Brown identified as shooting a Chicago cop tonight, after shooting spree in Indy this past weekend. @rtv6

5:45 PM - 07 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Fox 59 reported that Brown was suspected of shooting his fiancee's friend, stealing a car and shooting two other people on Saturday. The car was found, and authorities had been searching for Brown since the shootings.

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Claudia Koerner is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Los Angeles.

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