Suspicious Package Closes Part of Lake Shore Drive

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have shut down a portion of Lake Shore Drive north of downtown after a suspicious package was discovered.

Officer Janel Sedevic in the department’s news affairs office says that the northbound and southbound lanes between Wilson and Foster avenues were closed Wednesday afternoon.

She says they have been closed as a precaution after a bag was found.

She says the department’s bomb and arson squad were called to the scene.

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