2 Chicago Officers Struck, Killed by Train

The officers were doing surveillance following a call of shots fired when they were hit by an outbound South Shore train.

Chicago police officers Eduardo Marmolejo, 36, and Conrad Gary, 31, were killed when they were struck by a train while responding to a call of shots fired, officials said. (Photo: Chicago Police Department)Chicago police officers Eduardo Marmolejo, 36, and Conrad Gary, 31, were killed when they were struck by a train while responding to a call of shots fired, officials said. (Photo: Chicago Police Department)

Two Chicago police officers were killed Monday night when they were hit by a train while investigating a call of shots fired on the city’s Far South Side, sources said.

The officers--Eduardo Marmolejo, 36, and Conrad Gary, 31--were doing surveillance following a ShotSpotter report when they were hit by an outbound South Shore train at the 103rd Street Rosemoor stop around 6:20 p.m., reports the Chicago Tribune.

Metra officials shut down all traffic on the Metra Electric District tracks Monday evening while authorities worked at the scene.

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