Off-duty Cook County sheriff’s officer among 3 shot in Gold CoastAn off-duty Cook County sheriff’s officer working security at a Gold Coast bar was among three men shot in a fight near a parking garage early Saturday on the Near North Side.
One of the victims is a courts deputy who was off duty, Cook County sheriff’s office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said in an email.
A 39-year-old man grazed in the head was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital along with a 33-year-old man shot in the leg, and a 30-year-old man shot in the back was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center.
The shooting happened about 3:30 a.m. on State Street just north of Division, according to Chicago Police.
Fire officials said they all were in serious condition, but police said they had stabilized by mid-morning.
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Police say the shooting happened around 3:30 a.m. in the 1200 block of North State St., but didn’t provide further details.
Chicago police say he’s 39 years old and has been with the sheriff’s department for 11 years.
Witnesses say the shooting happened inside a parking garage off of State St. near Division, and investigators had blocked it off until about 8 a.m.Ambulances and police flooded State and Division after the shooting, in which an off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s Deputy was one of the three victims.
The deputy was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was stabilized.
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Off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s deputy among 3 shot in Gold Coast
An off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s courts deputy was among three people wounded in a shooting in the Gold Coast neighborhood Saturday morning, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office said.The incident happened at about 3:30 a.m. near McFadden’s Restaurant & Saloon on State and Division streets, Chicago police said.The 39-year-old deputy sustained a graze wound to the head and was transported in stable condition, police said.
A 30-year-old man was wounded in the back and hospitalized in good condition and a 33-year-old man was wounded int he leg and hospitalized in stable condition.The Cook County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that an off-duty courts deputy who has been with the department for 11 years was wounded in the shooting.
The deputy had apparently gotten into a fight over money with someone and then shots were fired.Police said a person of interest is being questioned in the shooting.