Teen allegedly attacks officer with hammer

August 14, 2008 6:18:55 PM PDT
A Waukegan police officer is recovering after allegedly being hit in the head with a hammer by a teen involved in a fight. Police say two officers were trying to break up a fight Wednesday afternoon when one of the teenagers involved apparently hit one of the officers. The alleged attacker -- 17-year-old Jeffrey Lewis -- was shot and killed by the other officer.

The injured officer has a possible skull fracture.