WHEELING, Ill. (CBS) — An Illinois State trooper was shot and wounded Thursday evening while serving a search warrant in Wheeling.
State Police confirmed to CBS 2 that around 6:30 p.m. at Manchester Drive near Harmony Drive, shots were fired from inside a home in Wheeling and the trooper was struck. The trooper was struck in the wrist and suffered non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said.
Following the shooting, SWAT teams were sent to the scene and were posted up on a tree with weapons drawn.
A suspect was taken into custody, state police said.