A SWAT team arrested a man Wednesday morning after he reportedly fired shots which led to a nine-hour standoff overnight and closed schools in Johnsburg.
The incident began late Tuesday evening around 11:08 p.m. in the 3600 block of Fillmore Road in Johnsburg.
The Johnsburg Police Department and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of shots fired.
Police officials said it was reported that a man was shooting a gun inside a residence.
Multiple other police departments were called to assist and the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team also responded.
The sheriff’s office issued an alert around 11:45 p.m. asking area residents in the Claremont Hills subdivision to shelter in place.
The man, along with a woman, were reported to be inside the residence where the shots fired came from, according to police radio traffic.
The woman was able to get out of the home while the man remained inside, leading to a lengthy standoff.
Officers and deputies surrounded the home and waited for the SWAT team to arrive.
Johnsburg School District 12 announced Wednesday morning that schools in the district would be closed for the day due to the incident.
The nine-hour standoff came to an end around 8 a.m. when the SWAT team took the man into custody, police officials said.
A nearby awaiting ambulance was seen moving up to the scene to evaluate the man.
Police officials say they believe the incident stemmed from a mental health incident. No additional details have been released yet.