A Wentworth Area detective is hospitalized in serious condition after being shot in the back during a South Side pursuit early Monday.
Meanwhile, a suspect was in custody for a separate police-involved shooting early Monday on the Near West Side.
A Wentworth Area detective was shot in the lower back about 12:50 a.m. near West 50th Street and South Peoria Avenue, according to police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro.
"The detective saw an individual and approached to conduct a field interview," Alfaro said. "The individual ran and the detective gave chase."
During the pursuit, the detective was shot in the lower back, Alfaro said. It was unclear who shot him and nobody was in custody at 3 a.m., Alfaro said.
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