Suspect barricades himself inside burning suburban Illinois home

Domestic violence suspect barricades himself inside on fire home in suburban Chicago: Neighbors are told to shelter in place

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A suspect has barricaded himself and possibly others inside a burning home in a suburban neighborhood on the outskirts of Chicago

Police and fire departments rushed to the home on Ann Marie Lane in Oak Forest, a small town some 24 miles southwest of Chicago in Cook County. 

It’s unclear how many people may be inside the home. 

Police were initially called to the property on a domestic disturbance call. After they arrived, the suspect set fire to the property. 

Police and fire departments rushed to the home on Anne Maiden Lane in Oak Forest, a small town some 24 miles southwest of Chicago in Cook County. It's unclear how many people may be inside the home

Police and fire departments rushed to the home on Anne Maiden Lane in Oak Forest, a small town some 24 miles southwest of Chicago in Cook County. It’s unclear how many people may be inside the home

The burnt out home on Ann Marie Lane in Oak Forest, Illinois, on Friday morning

The burnt out home on Ann Marie Lane in Oak Forest, Illinois, on Friday morning

SWAT teams outside the home in suburban Chicago where a man barricaded himself inside  a home and set fire to it

SWAT teams outside the home in suburban Chicago where a man barricaded himself inside  a home and set fire to it 

The property is a three bedroom home which was last sold in 2012. A Marine Corps flag is flown outside on the porch along with a US flag. 

Authorities have not yet confirmed the identity of the suspect. 

Property records reveal that the home belongs to Carlos and Lupe Gomez. 

Carlos, 44, was arrested in 2016 on domestic battery charges.  

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