CHICAGO (CBS)– Two officers were injured while taking a 17-year-old girl into custody around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday in South Austin.
When officers arrived on scene in the 5600 block of West Madison, several people inside the residence were involved in a verbal and physical altercation.READ MORE: Families Fight To Keep Memorial Trees Offered Through Chicago Park District After Being Told Of Golf Course Plans
According to police, as officers tried to gain control of the situation, a 17-year-old girl “swung her elbow, striking an officer in the lip.”
The officer was taken to Rush Medical Center with a laceration to the lip, according to police.READ MORE: Mother Who Heard Shots, Death Of Adam Toledo Shares What She Heard, Neighborhood Insight
Police said as the girl was being taken into custody, she bit another officer on the wrist. That officer was treated on-scene.
Charges are pending for the offender.MORE NEWS: Protesters Pack Logan Square Over Police Shooting Of Adam Toledo
This is a developing story.