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    Trooper, gunman exchange fire

    CHICAGO -- A suspected gunman and an Illinois State Police trooper remained hospitalized early Wednesday after a shooting led to a South Side police chase Tuesday night.

    An ISP trooper attempted to make a traffic stop for a stolen red Pontiac with Indiana plates at 10:08 p.m. at 59th and Wells Streets, according to Illinois State Police District Chicago Trooper Ivan Bukaczyk.

    A gunman inside the car fired shots at the trooper, and the trooper returned fire, striking the gunman, Bukaczyk said.


    Bukaczyk did not know if the trooper saw the car on the Dan Ryan and followed it off the expressway.

    After the gunfire was exchanged, the car fled the scene and the trooper pursued it a few blocks when a "crash" happened, Bukaczyk said. In the crash, the Pontiac struck the trooper, injuring his leg, according to Englewood District Lt. Steve Masters.

    The shooter and another person in the Pontiac fled on foot, but the injured trooper could not pursue, Bukaczyk said.

    Chicago police took up the chase and located the shooter, Bukaczyk said. Police found the car abandoned near 72nd Street and Normal Avenue, Masters said. The shooter was found, collapsed, by Chicago officers about a block away at 72nd Street and Stewart Avenue, according to Masters.

    The trooper was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with a leg injury, while the shooter -- who was in police custody -- was taken to Christ Medical Center with a gunshot, Masters said.

    It was unknown if the second person in the Pontiac was still at large, Bukaczyk said.

    The suspect who allegedly shot at the trooper suffered more than one gunshot, but the injuries were not thought to be life threatening, according to a Wentworth Area detective.

    Illinois State Police are investigating the traffic violation, but Chicago police are investigating the shooting and chase, Sanchez said.



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    I was there, I was one of the cars that found the car. the trooper broke his foot or his ankle when the bad guy tried to back over him. It was a car that was taken out of the beautiful Calumet City in a Armed Vehicular Hijacking. The trooper heard the I.S.P.E.R.N. (Illinois State Police Emergency Radio Network) messagge go out. He spotted it on the Highway and called for back up. When back up arrived the car was boxed in on the ramp and that is when gunfire was exchanged. The badguy was located at 72nd and Harvard and the gun was located at 7148 S. Harvard. The second guy is in the wind right now.
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