Suspects Caught After 10-Mile Chase, Shots At Police
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UPDATED 10/10/11 10:09 a.m.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Several suspects were in police custody Monday morning, after police chased a carjacked van for about 10 miles on the city’s South Side.
The chase began around 2:15 a.m. Monday in the 10000 block of South Normal Avenue in the Roseland neighborhood, when officers noticed a vehicle that was believed to have been carjacked, police said.
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The driver fled from police on to Interstate 57, and proceeded onto the northbound Dan Ryan Expressway, police said.
During the chase, a suspect in the van fired several shots at officers, police said.
The chase ended near the intersection of 30th Street and King Drive in the Bronzeville neighborhood, police said. At that point, the gravy Chevy van crashed into the parking lot of the Prairie Shores apartment complex.
A suspect taken into custody apparently lived in the 3000 block of South King Drive.
No one was shot, according to police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro.
Following the shooting, an undercover squad car was facing south in the northbound lanes of King Drive after hitting three parked cars.
Police at the scene said two Chicago Police officers were hospitalized with minor injuries suffered in a crash related to the chase.
The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.