CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Police were searching for a man who fired shots at officers in the West Ridge neighborhood early Wednesday.
Police said, around 12:30 a.m., two officers in an unmarked squad car were driving east near Peterson and Washtenaw avenues, when a man on a bicycle began shouting gang slogans at them.READ MORE: Plummer, Cockburn Lead Illinois Past Rutgers
When the officers attempted to stop the man, he pointed a gun at them and fired several shots, striking the squad car, police said.READ MORE: Marcus Freeman Gets Enthusiastic Welcome As He Officially Becomes New Head Notre Dame Football Coach
The officers were not wounded, and the suspect was able to get away on the bicycle, police said.MORE NEWS: City Was Warned About Thousands of Corroding Light Poles But Failed to Fix Many, CBS 2 Investigation Finds
Area North detectives were investigating.