1 in custody after shots fired at Chicago police; no officers hurton April 23, 2021 at 4:09 am

One person was placed in custody Thursday night after shots were fired at two officers sitting in an unmarked squad car in West Englewood.

The officers were sitting in a vehicle in the 6300 block of South Damen Avenue about 9:30 p.m. when a male fired shots at them from a passing gray Chrysler, Chicago police said.

The shots struck the officer’s car door and shattered the glass of a CTA bus shelter, according to police. No officers were shot or injured in the incident.

The grey Chrysler was seen driving south on Damen when two males got out, leaving on foot, police said.

One was taken into custody and brought to Area One headquarters, according to police. Officers were still searching for the second male, police said.

The vehicle was recovered with a handgun in the 7300 block of South Winchester Avenue, police said.

No officers returned fire during the incident, according to police.

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