- An off-duty Harvey police officer was beaten and robbed near the 59th Street Harbor early Sunday morning on the South Side, according to police.
The officer was approached by unknown offenders at 2:50 a.m. in the 5900 block of South Lake Shore Drive, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs officer Janel Sedevic.
The officer was transported in critical condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. His condition was later stabilized, Sedevic said.
- An off-duty Chicago Police Department officer was the victim of an attempted armed robbery early Sunday morning in the Park Manor neighborhood on the South Side, according to police.
The officer was in the area of 74th Street and Langley shortly before 3 a.m. when he was approached by a person who asked him for the time and then displayed a handgun, said Chicago Police News Affairs [...]. A struggle ensued and the offender fired shots...
Amazingly, both were attacked by invisible men as there are exactly zero descriptions in the Tribune. Best wishes to both officers for their recoveries.
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