May 19, 2018-East Chicago Police Officer David Aguilera is recovering in a hospital in Illinois according to a source close to the family. “He was joking with his dad” the source told the Gazette. Officer Aguilera was transported to Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, Illinois after an early morning shooting outside a Highland nightclub. A Gary Police Officer was working the door at the nightclub and was also injured in the incident. That officer was transported to Methodist Hospital Northlake where he was treated and released according to a statement from Highland Police Commander John Banasiak. Police arrested two individuals near the scene but have not yet released their names and charges have not yet been filed.