Multiple people, including a police officer, have been injured in a shooting near a Chicago hospital, according to police.
Law enforcement swarmed the scene near Mercy Hospital and Medical Center after shots were fired near 26th Street and Michigan Avenue, Anthony Guglielmi, chief communications officer for the Chicago Police Department, wrote on Twitter.
“At least one possible offender is shot,” Guglielmi said on Twitter.
Police Activity: Reports of shots fired in the vicinity of 26th and Michigan near Mercy Hospital. Avoid area. Heavy police response incoming pic.twitter.com/zBG5d5snLE
— Chicago Police (@Chicago_Police) November 19, 2018
Officers are doing a methodical search of Mercy hospital. At least one possible offender is shot. Please avoid the area of 26th and Michigan
— Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) November 19, 2018
Additional details were not immediately available.
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