CHICAGO — One person was shot and three officers were injured Tuesday night near Chicago’s North Avenue Beach.
Police said a man shot another man around 9:45 p.m. at the beach.
The victim was taken to the hospital in serious condition.
The 19-year-old man who fired the gun was taken into custody, police said. He was transported in critical condition.
Police said they recovered a gun at the scene from a fanny pack. During a press conference, Supt. Brown said the suspect who threw the fanny pack got away and another suspect connected to the shooting was arrested.
“Officers immediately began pursuing two men who began running from that scene,” Brown said.
Flyers circulated on social media inviting teens from across the city to gather at the beach.
Multiple fights were caught on camera near Wells Street and North Avenue following the shooting.
Police said one officer was hit by a 16-year-old and received scrapes and lacerations to the arm.
A second officer received a swollen eye while a third officer was taken to the hospital after being hit by an object in the back of the head.
One person was taken into custody. Detectives are investigating.