CHICAGO (CBS) – Someone fired multiple shots at an off-duty police officer in a southern suburb of Harvey on Saturday night, authorities said.
Harvey spokeswoman Giavonni Nickson said the off duty officer near 154th and Wood Streets was on his way to work around 6:10 p.m. when someone shot him.
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The officer was not shot but was taken to the hospital and, according to Nickson, discharged in good condition.
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The shooter caused an accident while on the run and was not in custody on Saturday evening.
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Further details were not immediately available.