Suspect in custody after shot fired at Chicago cops in West Pullman
A driver fired a shot at police during a traffic stop in the 11900 block of South Lowe Avenue, Chicago police said.
A person is in custody after a shot was fired at Chicago police during a traffic stop Monday in West Pullman on the Far South Side.
Officers pulled a vehicle over about 9:55 p.m. in the 11900 block of South Lowe Avenue when the driver put the vehicle in reverse and struck a pole, Chicago police said.
As officers ran to the car, the driver reached for a gun and fired one shot at the officers, police said. The officers did not return fire but a struggle ensued and the driver was taken into custody.
The driver was taken to Roseland Community Hospital for a laceration to the eye, police said. Three officers were taken to a hospital for evaluation.
Charges are pending against the driver, and a passenger was taken in for questioning, police said.
Area Two detectives are investigating.