Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department David Brown and other members of law enforcement held a news conference on Monday to provide an update after two police officers were shot in a struggle with a suspect during a traffic stop.
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Police say two officers were shot during a traffic stop in Chicago early Sunday, prompting a third officer to return fire and injure the suspect. Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown said at a news conference early Sunday that the officers spotted a gun in the suspect’s vehicle. The suspect refused to get out of the car so officers shattered the vehicle’s window.
A struggle ensued and the two officers were shot. A third officer shot the suspect. Authorities say one officer is in serious condition and the other is in good condition. The suspect has been taken to a different hospital for treatment.