CHICAGO (CBS)– An East Chicago, Indiana officer is recovering in the hospital after being shot while off-duty.
According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Department, shots were fired during an altercation in the 4700 block of Indianapolis Boulevard in East Chicago around 8 p.m. Sunday.READ MORE: New Allegations Of Abuse Against R. Kelly Ahead Of New York Trial
The off-duty officer and a civilian were both shot and a third person was injured. The officer was last listed in critical condition.READ MORE: 'We're Out Here Having An Activity': Community Groups Said Their Voices, Projects Not Included In Crime Prevention Plans
Police have a person of interest in custody.
This incident is under investigation.MORE NEWS: Summit Seeks To Help Latino Community Fight Alzheimer's And Stigma Against It
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