CHICAGO, IL—On Thursday, July 30, a police-involved shooting happened at 25th Grand Central District Police Station on the 5500 block of West Grand Avenue in Chicago.
According to the Chicago Police Department, the shooting happened around at 9:40 p.m. on July 30, behind the Grand Central District Police Station. According to NBC Chicago, district officers were taking an offender, Lovelle Jordan, 26, who was wanted for vehicular hijacking, into custody. The offender shot multiple times at officers after they attempted to unload him at the prisoner unloading bay.
There were three officers struck by gunfire due to the incident. All of them were sent for treatment.
“One officer sustained a gunshot wound to the chin and his protective vest was also struck by gunfire. He was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center for treatment. A second officer sustained a gunshot wound to the hip and was taken to Loyola University Medical Center for treatment. A third officer was struck by gunfire in his protective vest and also taken to Loyola University Medical Center for treatment,” said the Chicago Police Department in a statement.
The offender was struck by officers gunfire. Officials indicate that the offender was taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries sustained. The incident is still under investigation.