Police involved shooting reported during looting

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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.

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