Police Shooting (Updated - Another)
A Chicago police shot and wounded a person who had opened fire on the officer on the South Side Monday night, police said.
At about 9 p.m., Calumet Area Gun Team officers tried to conduct a field interview with a male in the 6900 block of South King Drive, according to a statement from police early Tuesday morning.
As the officers approached and announced their office, the person fled on foot. The officers gave chase into a vacant lot in the vicinity of 6900 S. Vernon Ave. As one officer emerged from the lot, he was met by the suspect, who opened fire. The officer returned fire, striking the suspect, according to the police statement.
UPDATE: More shooting down south:
Two people were being questioned Monday night after shots were fired at police in the Englewood neighborhood on Chicago's South Side.
Preliminary reports said shots were fired at officers about 10 p.m. in the 5800 block of South Sangamon Street, said Police News Affairs [...].
[Police News Affairs] said police did not return fire, but took two suspects into custody for questioning. Two weapons also were recovered from the scene, she said.