Two Officers Shot
We will update as possible.
UPDATE: Second ambulance headed to Christ. Both hospitals are Trauma Centers.
UPDATE: Breaking News has a story up:
A Chicago police officer and another person were shot this afternoon in the South Chicago neighborhood on the South Side.
The shooting happened about 1:30 p.m. in the 8100 block of South Manistee Avenue.
A law enforcement source, citing preliminary reports, said the officer is an on-duty evidence technician who was processing a crime scene at that location when the shooting occurred. Investigators were en route to the scene.
The officer was shot in the head, the source said. The officer was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and the other victim was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
UPDATE: Second victim might be a retired cop, possibly CHA.
UPDATE: ET from a police family.
UPDATE: Radio is confirming both as deceased. We are shell-shocked to say the least. Absolutely speechless. RIP brothers.
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