Route 34 in Aurora reopens after barricade situation

(AURORA) A barricade situation in west suburban Aurora temporarily closed a stretch of Route 34 early Friday morning.

The stretch of Route 34 between Farnsworth Avenue and Waterford Drive was closed about 4:30 a.m. due to someone who was barricaded inside a vehicle and possibly armed, according to Aurora city spokesman Dan Ferrelli.

By 5 a.m., the situation was resolved and the road was reopening, Ferrelli said.

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