Officers among 7 hospitalized after police-involved shooting in Fuller Park, officials say

ByLiz Nagy and ABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Friday, June 2, 2023
7 hospitalized after police-involved shooting on South Side: officials
Three Chicago police officers are among seven people hurt after shots were fired in Fuller Park, the Chicago Fire Department said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Seven people were hospitalized after a South Side police-involved shooting on Thursday evening, officials said.

The incident happened on Wells Street near Root Street in Fuller Park. Police told ABC7 four people, identified only as male, were shot.

Fire officials said at least two of those shot were transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center in serious to critical conditions.

Three CPD officers and two other people were also injured and taken to the same hospital in good condition, CFD said. Police told ABC7 that the injured officers were not struck by gunfire.

COPA said it is responding to the officer-involved shooting.

Officials did not immediately provide further information about the incident.

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