HAMMOND, Ind. (CBS) — A man was shot and wounded by officers in Hammond, Indiana on Wednesday.
At 10:15 a.m., officers from the U.S. Marshal’s Great Lakes Regional Task Force attempted to make an arrest on a warrant at 142nd Street and Wabash Avenue in Hammond, according to Indiana State Police.READ MORE: DCFS Head Could Be Held In Contempt For Not Answering Questions About Kids Stuck In Psychiatric Facilities
As officers stopped a gray 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer, the driver resisted, police said. The suspect went on to drive directly at an officer, and the officer fired his gun.
Several vehicles were damaged in the incident, state police said.READ MORE: Mexican Independence Day Celebrations Could Bring More Gridlock Downtown: 'The City's Got Some Work To Do To'
The driver escaped and crossed the state line into Illinois, but he was apprehended in Illinois and taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, state police said.
The driver was identified as Jeffrey Randall, 38, last known address in Hammond.MORE NEWS: 'Get Vaccinated': McHenry Co. Husband Of Mother In COVID-Related Coma After Giving Birth
The investigation was ongoing Wednesday evening.