Chicago Police Officer Shoots Suspect In West Garfield Park

Sun-Times Media Wire
December 04, 2019 - 9:31 pm
Officer Involved Shooting Dec 4 2019

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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A person was shot by Chicago police Wednesday in East Garfield Park on the West Side.

Paramedics responded about 8:30 p.m to Springfield Avenue and Wilcox Street for reports of a shooting, according to Chicago Fire Department officials.

Shots were fired during an “armed encounter” between officers and suspects, according to CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.

A suspect was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound, fire officials said. Their condition was stabilized.

Another person was taken to Rush University Medical Center in good condition with unknown injuries, fire officials said.

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