Gun battle between CPD, suspected carjackers in Loop caught on video

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Posted: Jan 27, 2022 / 05:25 PM CST / Updated: Jan 27, 2022 / 05:27 PM CST

CHICAGO — Surveillance video obtained by WGN News shows Wednesday night’s chaotic events unfold arsenic Chicago constabulary officers effort to propulsion implicit a stolen Honda connected East Lower Wacker and Columbus. 

After constabulary adjacent successful connected the stolen vehicle, the video shows that gunfire erupts with bullets piercing the stolen vehicle’s windshield.  

After the suspects fired astatine them, Officers accidental they returned fire, striking 1 of the suspected carjackers respective times. The shooting victim, a 25-year-old man, was rushed to a adjacent infirmary successful captious condition. Doctors told constabulary the shooting victim’s information is considered stable.

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No officers were struck. 

At slightest 5 officers are seen taking the 3 men into custody. Video besides shows officers helping bystanders retired of their vehicles to safety,  

Officials aboriginal posted photos of the 2 guns recovered astatine the scene. 

  • Gun recovered by constabulary pursuing a shooting successful the 300 artifact of East Wacker Drive adjacent Columbus. (Photo: CPD)
  • Gun recovered by constabulary pursuing a shooting successful the 300 artifact of East Wacker Drive adjacent Columbus. (Photo: CPD)

Police person not announced immoderate charges related to this incidental astatine this time.

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