Man with chainsaw injures 2 cops

June 1, 2009 6:35:43 PM PDT
A man with an electronic chainsaw injured two police officers on Monday night on the city's South Side.The officers were responding to a burglary in progress on the 8200-block of South Halsted when they were confronted by a man with a chainsaw, according to police. The man proceeded to injure the officers with the chainsaw.

The man was taken into custody. No charges have been filed.

Both officers were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Calumet Area detectives are investigating the incident.


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