Chicago-Area Officer Shot at Gas Station by Carjacking Suspect

Officers approached the two people in the car and one of them would not comply with the officers. After a struggle, the person fired several shots at one of the officers.

A Bedford Park, Illinois, police officer was shot early Sunday morning at a gas station in the southwest suburbs of Chicago while investigating a crashed vehicle.

Police said the car was reported stolen in an aggravated carjacking. Video surveillance showed two individuals fleeing on foot after the crash. A short time later, two individuals were witnessed getting into a vehicle at a gas station, WGNTV reports.

Officers approached the two people in the car and one of them would not comply with the officers. After a struggle, the person fired several shots at one of the officers, according to police.

The officer was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition. One person is in custody and two firearms were recovered from the scene, Fox 32 reports.

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