By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (CBS) — An off-duty East Chicago, Indiana police officer was reportedly shot Sunday evening.

The Lake County, Indiana Sheriff’s office told the Northwest Indiana Times three people were injured in the altercation.

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The incident happened around 8 p.m. near 148th Street and Indianapolis Boulevard, the newspaper reported.

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A civilian was also wounded in the shooting and a second civilian across the street was also injured, the Times reported.

The officer was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, the newspaper reported.

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