CHICAGO (CBS) — Cook County Sheriff’s officers wounded a suspect in a shootout Wednesday evening in South Shore, after finding him as they tracked him electronic monitoring.

Chicago Police said at 6:44 p.m., Cook County Sheriff’s officers were tracking the suspect on electronic monitoring and found him in the 7400 block of South Yates Boulevard.

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Sheriff’s officers exchanged gunfire with the suspect, who was struck and was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition, police said.

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A gun was recovered at the scene.

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Further details, including why the suspect was on electronic monitoring, were not immediately available.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff