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: Organizer Planning To Go Ahead With Concert In Valparaiso, Indiana This Summer, With Some COVID Precautions
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: 1 Dead, 2 Injured In I-57 Expressway Shooting Near 119th Street
Police have a person of interest in custody.
This incident is under investigation.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Temperatures Climbing; Sunny Skies Ahead
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