The Chicago Tribune reported that the incident occurred around midnight in the suburb of Lyons. The officers were conducting a homicide probe at the time of the shooting.
They reportedly spotted a car believed tied to the homicide and engaged in a chase where there was an “exchange of gunfire,” MyFoxChicago reported, citing the Village of Lyons. The officers surrounded the vehicle at a gas station prior to the physical struggle.
The paper, citing Chicago police Supt. David Brown, reported that a single bullet was fired and went through the arm of one of the officers and into the shoulder of the other.
MyFoxChicago reported that a gun was recovered at the scene and two suspects were taken into custody.