The shooting involved an officer of the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District. It did not involve Chicago police.
A man was in critical condition after being shot Thursday by a South Shore Line officer at the Hegewisch station on the Far South Side, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
The shooting, which involved an officer of the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District, happened about 8:30 a.m. at 13730 S Brainerd Ave., according to fire department spokesman Larry Langford.
The shooting did not involve the Chicago Police Department, he said. The circumstances of the shooting were not released.
The officer, who was not shot, was taken to Trinity Hospital for an unspecified injury, Langford said. He was listed in good condition.
The man who was shot, in his 30s, was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his abdomen, Langford said.
A representative for the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District did not immediately return a request for information.
The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District, based in Michigan City, Indiana, runs South Shore Line trains between Millennium Station in the Loop and the South Bend Airport.