POSEN, Ill. (CBS) — Police from multiple agencies late Thursday apprehended two people in a vehicle that has been linked to a shooting in Calumet City after a pursuit.
Police in Calumet City said it all started at 3:49 p.m., when an officer on patrol saw a black sport-utility vehicle that had been reported stolen in Chicago.READ MORE: City Was Warned About Thousands of Corroding Light Poles But Failed to Fix Many, CBS 2 Investigation Finds
The same vehicle had been linked to a shooting incident in Calumet City, police said.
Calumet City officers tried to pull over the vehicle, but its river fled. A vehicle pursuit ended in Posen on 147th Street just east of Interstate 57, after the vehicle struck another car.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Rain Arrives Sunday
Both vehicles were damaged, but no injuries were reported, police said.
Meanwhile, the men bailed from the car and a search lasted for hours at Interstate 57 and 147th Street/Sibley Boulevard.
Illinois State Police ultimately took both suspects into custody and turned them over to Calumet City police.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
Calumet City police said a gun was found in the car they ditched.