Officer Shot Story More Involved
- Two people were found dead in a North Side apartment shortly before suspects in the slayings shot a Chicago police officer and crashed during a chase a short distance away Saturday evening, officials said. Police fatally shot one suspect after the chase.
Chicago police were on the 5800 block of North Winthrop Avenue at about 5:30 p.m. where two people were found stabbed to death, officials said, citing preliminary information. A third person who was believed to be stabbed there was taken in critical condition to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.
After the attackers left the apartment building, a Chicago police officer attempted to stop a vehicle suspected in the crime. Gunfire erupted from the vehicle, which contained at least three people, and the officer was wounded in the leg, officials said. The shooting happened near the intersection of Broadway and Thorndale Avenue, officials said.
Sound like some pretty good police work any way it plays out. The entire story is worth the read so click here. There's going to be more than a few medals passed out on this one.
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