CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was in custody Saturday after police said someone fired shots at officers in the Park Manor neighborhood the night before.
At 11:35 p.m., officer spotted a black Infiniti sport-utility vehicle traveling without headlights in the 6700 block of South Rhodes Avenue, police said. Police began following the SUV, and it spend up, police said.READ MORE: City Was Warned About Thousands of Corroding Light Poles But Failed to Fix Many, CBS 2 Investigation Finds
Meanwhile, a man in the SUV threw a garbage can in front of the officers’ vehicle. The officers got out to move it, and someone fired four to six shots in their direction, police said.
The officers got back in the squad car and kept following the Infiniti until it finally crashed into a utility pole in the 7600 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue, police said.
After a brief foot chase, the driver – who was the only one in the SUV – was taken into custody, police said.READ MORE: Neighbors Alarmed After Rash Of Robberies In Lakeview; Police Patrols Increased Along Southport Avenue
He was also taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center for observation, and a gun was recovered from him, police said. It is not known if he or someone else was the one who fired the shots, police said.
No officers were shot or injured in the incident, and police did not fire any shots.
Area One detectives were investigating Saturday afternoon.MORE NEWS: Man Shot, Critically Wounded On Huron Street In River North Near Mag Mile
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