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None hurt in Arlington Heights police standoff

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JOE LEWNARD/jlewnard@dailyherald.com Heavily-armed officers gather at the conclusion of Saturday evening's police standoff in Arlington Heights.

Arlington Heights police have deployed a SWAT team and many police units near Campbell and Wing streets in downtown Arlington Heights as of about 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Wing Street was blocked off.

John Lampinen | Staff Photographer

Arlington Heights police have deployed a SWAT team and dozens of police officers near Campbell and Wing streets in downtown Arlington Heights as of about 6:30 p.m. Saturday. A portion of the downtown, including Wing Street, was blocked off.

Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

JOE LEWNARD/jlewnard@dailyherald.com Heavily-armed officers carrying shields return to their vehicles conclusion of Saturday evening's police standoff in Arlington Heights.

JOE LEWNARD/jlewnard@dailyherald.com An officer carrying a rifle directs traffic and onlookers during Saturday evening's police standoff in Arlington Heights.

JOE LEWNARD/jlewnard@dailyherald.com An officer equips himself at the back of an armored police vehicle during Saturday evening's police standoff in Arlington Heights.

JOE LEWNARD/jlewnard@dailyherald.com Police officers and a member of the fire department speak with one another about a block from the scene of Saturday evening's police standoff in Arlington Heights.

JOE LEWNARD/jlewnard@dailyherald.com Heavily-armed officers walk toward the scene of Saturday evening's police standoff in Arlington Heights.

JOE LEWNARD/jlewnard@dailyherald.com Heavily-armed officers walk toward the scene of Saturday evening's police standoff in Arlington Heights.

JOE LEWNARD/jlewnard@dailyherald.com Scene of Saturday evening's police standoff at Wing and Highland in Arlington Heights.

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JOE LEWNARD/jlewnard@dailyherald.com Scene of Saturday evening's police standoff at Wing and Highland in Arlington Heights.

Heavily-armed officers return to their vehicles at the conclusion of Saturday evening's police standoff in Arlington Heights.

JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

Arlington Heights police have deployed a SWAT team and many police units near Campbell and Wing streets in downtown Arlington Heights as of about 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Wing Street was blocked off.

John Lampinen | Staff Photographer

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A 38-year-old man threatening to take his life was taken to the hospital for evaluation after a standoff that brought SWAT teams and a huge presence of heavily armed police into downtown Arlington Heights Saturday night, police said. The man, who was uninjured, had fired several shots inside a sixth floor condominium where he lives with his mother, police said. Authorities said it's possible charges could be filed later this week.
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