- A police officer fired a shot but did not hit anyone following a car chase and collision that ended with the capture of two shooting suspects on the Near West Side.
The police officer involved had stopped at a Walgreens, 2340 W. Madison St., for a bottle of water about 11 a.m. when the incident began, according to Harrison District Police [...].
Witnesses flagged the officer down in the parking lot of the pharmacy and pointed out a Cadillac they said contained a gunman who had been shooting at someone in the 2300 block of West Warren Boulevard -- about a block east -- earlier, [...].
The officer began chasing the Cadillac, but the pursuit ended a short time later when the driver lost control and rear-ended a red pickup truck parked at 134 N. Campbell Ave., injuring a man inside.
[...] The two men inside the Cadillac – one of whom was armed – then exited the car and tried to flee. One of them had a gun, prompting the officer to fire one shot
Summer is right around the corner and the criminals are getting bolder. Be careful boys and girls.