A Chicago police sergeant shot and wounded a gunman involved in a shootout in the South Side's Fernwood nighborhoood Sunday night, authorities said.
As the sergeant responded to a domestic disturbance call in the 10000 block of South State Street about 8:30 p.m., he saw two people shooting toward each other, according to a preliminary statement from the Chicago Police Department.
One of the shooters turned toward the sergeant, prompting the sergeant to demand that the gunman drop his weapon, according to the statement. The gunman did not comply, and the sergeant fired, striking him in the foot, police said.
The gunman, whose age was not released, was taken to Roseland Community Hospital and expected to survive.
A squad car responding to the scene was involved in an accident at the intersection of 100th and South State streets, police and fire officials said.
Three officers were taken in good condition to Little Company of Mary Hospital, according to the Chicago Fire Department's media office. The officers were all treated and released, police said.
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