CHICAGO (CBS) — Seven people, including two Chicago police officers, were hurt in a three-vehicle crash in Auburn-Gresham on Thursday, as the officers responded to a shooting.
WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser reports, according to police, the officers had witnessed a shooting in the 7500 block of South Union Avenue. They called it in, and were pursuing the shooter as another police vehicle was responding from the nearby Gresham District station.READ MORE: Cook County Opening 3 Mass Vaccination Sites This Week
The unmarked squad car was involved in a crash with two other vehicles two blocks away at 76th and Halsted streets, injuring seven people in all.READ MORE: Major Airlines Warn Of ‘Catastrophic Disruption’ To Travel And Shipping From 5G Debut Set For Wednesday By Verizon And AT&T
The victims, including children and two officers, were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.
The police vehicle had front-end damage, and one of the other vehicles – an SUV – rolled over.MORE NEWS: Man And Woman Dead In Naperville Murder-Suicide
Police said the suspected gunman was arrested.