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Vehicular Hijacking Suspects Encountered, 1 Shot on Bishop Ford Expressway Near 130th St, Chicago, Second in Custody

Tue August 08 2017 5:02 pm
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A south suburban carjacking led to a manhunt and police-involved shooting along the Bishop Ford Freeway on Tuesday. CBS 2’s Susanna Song reports.

Dolton and Hazel Crest police 2:19 PM Tuesday August 8, 2017 responded to a vehicular hijacking with a police-involved shooting at 41.658320, -87.587074 (Inbound I-94 and 130th Street, Chicago). Police received a report of an armed vehicular hijacking in Hazel Crest. Dolton police spotted the victim’s vehicle with the suspects on the Bishop Ford Expressway. Chicago police and Illinois State Police were also on the scene. One suspect was shot about 2:30 p.m. and another was captured by police about 4:50 p.m.

The suspects stopped the vehicle and bailed out of the vehicle, and then fled on foot near 100th Street between 2:20 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

One of the suspects was involved with a shootout with police and was shot. He was transported to an area hospital by Calumet City Fire Department firefighter/paramedics.

Police continued to search for a male/black subject, described as wearing a white T-Shirt and blue jeans, and possibly armed.

The subject that was still at large was last seen westbound from I-94 between the Steel Bridge and 130th Street at 2:35 p.m.

Chicago Fire Department was also on the scene and reported a possible active shooter situation with a lot of police activity about 2:35 p.m., following a report of a person shot on the outbound side of the Bishop Ford Expressway. Engine 80’s crew reported the gunshot victim was discovered on the inbound side of the Bishop Ford Expressway. Chicago Ambulance 5, Engine 80 and Battalion 22 were immediately on the scene with the gunshot victim.

Calumet City Fire Department’s ambulance was also on the scene, and transported the gunshot victim to a nearby hospital.

Traffic on the inbound Bishop Ford Expressway was backed up to 168th Street at 4:45 p.m.

The second suspect was captured about 4:50 p.m. and was held by police near a Department of Transportation truck on I-94.

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