It appears the officer’s gun accidentally discharged, and a bullet hit him in the foot.
Police said a narcotics team was executing a search warrant at a home in the 2700 block of East 92nd Street around 8:45 p.m. Sunday, when someone inside the house shot at the officers. A bullet ricocheted off a piece of wood, and struck a 34-year-old tactical officer in the face.
Police say someone on the phone with a bank teller called police when the teller suddenly dropped the phone just before 11 a.m. Shortly after police arrived, the gunman opened fire.
An alleged gang member accused of shooting a Chicago Police officer last week is due in court Monday.
A Chicago Police officer nearly killed last week in a shooting has an extra reason for getting better and returning to the street.
The 41-year-old officer was injured by a bullet that bounced off his protective vest Friday as police responded to a call in the Fernwood neighborhood.
A Chicago Police officer is recovering after being shot during a gunfight, which followed a robbery in the West Englewood neighborhood.
Two men stand charged in a weekend crime spree in the Edgewater neighborhood, which left three people dead and a Chicago Police officer shot and wounded.
A Chicago Police officer was shot and wounded today in the South Chicago neighborhood. A retired police officer was also shot.
3 people in custody after allegedly trying to run over police, leading cops on chase that ends on Stevenson Expressway.