One Shot, Off Duty Aviation Officer Hit By Car In Buffalo Grove

(CBS) — Police in northwest suburban Buffalo Grove are trying to determine what happened in an incident in which an 18-year-old man was shot, and an off-duty Chicago Aviation Security officer was hit by a car.

The man was in one car, the aviation officer in another.

Buffalo Grove Police say the shooting occurred on Deerfield Parkway near Brandywyn Road, and that the cars stopped at a nearby gas station.

The 18-year-old motorist was shot in the abdomen; the 31-year-old aviation police officer had injuries from being struck by the man’s car.

Neither was hurt seriously. The aviation officer was treated and released; the other motorist was hospitalized overnight before being released.

Each had a passenger, neither of whom was hurt.

Buffalo Grove officers confiscated two air rifles and an air pistol from the 18-year-old and a handgun from the aviation officer.

WBBM has asked the Aviation Department for comment on the officer’s status.

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