Chicago police commander and sergeant shot, wounded dispersing crowd in AustinSun-Times Wireon July 5, 2021 at 10:39 am

A Chicago police commander and a sergeant were shot and wounded early Monday while dispersing a crowd on the West Side.

The officers were hit when someone on foot fired at the crowd around 1:30 a.m. in the 100 block of North Long Avenue, Chicago police said.

The commander was struck in the foot, and the sergeant was grazed in the leg, according to police.

“Thankfully, they will be all right,” police Supt. David Brown tweeted.

Both officers were taken for treatment to Stroger Hospital.

No one has been arrested.

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