Suspect in custody after possible hostage situation on Greyhound bus

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Officials say a police pursuit involving a Greyhound bus was initiated in southeast Wisconsin for a reported armed subject on the bus. Spike strips were used to stop the bus on southbound I-94 near Rosecrans Road.

The suspect, who has not been identified, claimed to have a gun and made threats to kill people Friday as the bus was en route to Chicago from Milwaukee, the Racine County Sheriff's office said.

Authorities said no injuries were reported. Those passengers were evacuated, and Greyhound is sending a release bus to transport them to Chicago.

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All lanes of I-94 were closed while several law enforcement agencies investigated the incident, WDJT reports, and the roadway was still closed as of 12:30 a.m.

About 40 Greyhound passengers were safely removed from the bus, police said.

Authorities have not confirmed any other specific details about what happened. There were also closures and backups in both directions of the interstate at the state line. Stay with WISN 12 News for updates.

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