CHICAGO (CBS) — Two Chicago police officers were injured when a gunshot victim crashed into their squad car while fleeing a shooting in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Saturday morning.
Police said a 20-year-old man was shot in the hand and chest while driving on the 700 block of South Independence Boulevard around 10:30 a.m.READ MORE: Chicago Public Schools High School Students Return To Classrooms
The victim fled the scene and ran a stop sign at Pulaski Road and Arthington Street, crashing into a police car.
The gunshot victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.READ MORE: 'Optimistic For His Continued Recovery' Doctors On Toddler Kayden Swann After He Was Shot On Lake Shore Drive
Two officers were taken to Stroger Hospital, where they were stabilized.
No one was in custody for the shooting Saturday afternoon.
Area Four detectives were investigating.MORE NEWS: A Violent Trend: Increasing Numbers Of Children Killed By Gun Violence In Chicago
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