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: Judge Bars Chicago Police Union President John Catanzara From Encouraging Officers To Defy City's Vaccine Mandate
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: Chicago Weather: Chilly Tonight, Sunny And Cool Weekend
Police have a person of interest in custody.
This incident is under investigation.MORE NEWS: Sky Cruise To 86-50 Win Over Mercury, Take 2-1 Lead In WNBA Finals
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