CHICAGO — An off-duty police officer was shot after a traffic crash on the city’s South Side Saturday evening, per police and fire.

According to the Chicago Fire Department, there was a traffic accident near the 4th District police station involving an off-duty suburban police officer when a person driving the other vehicle pulled out a gun and started shooting.

According to the Merrionette Park police, Officer Robinson was driving to work when a car in front of her would not allow her to pass, then the man exited the vehicle and began to fire shots at her.

She sustained a gunshot wound to the neck and was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center.

According to CPD, the shooting happened near the intersection of South Crandon Avenue and East 103rd Street and the off-duty officer who was shot was not a CPD officer, but an officer with the Merrionette Park Police Department.

Police said after the traffic crash happened, the off-duty officer exited her vehicle and announced her position with Merrionette Park PD. That’s when an exchange of gunfire happened, and the off-duty officer was shot in the neck.

She is recovering at the hospital and is listed as being in stable condition.

According to police, one suspect ran away from the scene on foot, while another suspect was apprehended and taken into custody.

According to Merrionette Park PD, the offender taken into custody is serving a 2-year probation sentence for a 2021-gun conviction of aggravated unlawful use of a loaded weapon.

Fire officials said firefighters took another person who was shot during the incident to the University of Chicago Medical Center as well.

Police later identified that person as a 43-year-old male bystander who was shot in both legs. He is listed as being in stable condition too.

On top of the two people who were shot during this incident, two others who were injured in the original traffic crash were also taken to Trinity Hospital.

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