Englewood District officers were on patrol near 57th Street and Wolcott Avenue around 10 p.m. Sunday following reports of gunfire in the area over the last few days.
The officers heard
shots and saw at least one person in a group shooting at a house.
Three gunmen were shooting at the house. The officers approached
the group and one of the three turned and pointed his gun at police. An officer
opened fire, hitting the gunman in the leg.
The suspect, a 27-year-old man, tried to run away but was arrested near 58th
Street and Winchester Avenue. He was taken to Stroger Hospital
with at least one gunshot wound and a gun was recovered.
A second of the three was also arrested, Camden said, and a weapon recovered
from him too. A third person remains at large