CHICAGO — Chicago police were involved in a shooting during Monday’s looting in downtown Chicago.
Police said officers were attempting to stop a group of people who had made their way over the bridge at Michigan Avenue and Lake Street around 5 a.m.
Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said at one point, officers were trying to arrest a looting suspect who had stolen a cash register. As officers tried to make the arrest, another car passed by and fired shots at officers. This resulted in an exchange of gunfire.
Brown said a bullet was found lodged in a police vehicle.
It is unknown at this time if anyone was injured as a result of the shooting. However, 13 officers were injured after overnight looting.