Suburban Chicago officer shot on city's southwest side

 
 
Updated 9/13/2018 7:21 PM
hello

CHICAGO -- A suburban Chicago police officer has been shot while conducting an investigation on the city's southwest side.

Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the Cicero police officer was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in Chicago. The condition of the Cicero police officer was not immediately known. The shooting occurred near the exit of Interstate-55 at Cicero Avenue. Authorities haven't said what led to the shooting.

Guglielmi says a suspect is in custody and a weapon has been recovered at the scene.

Chicago and Cicero police as well as Illinois State Police are investigating the incident.

Article Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.