A devastating tragedy occurred tonight at 103rd and Cottage Grove where two of our Officers, investigating a shots fired call, were struck by a passing train. Please pray for our 5th District Police Officers and all of our Chicago Police family. pic.twitter.com/yRbR8xfkOS— Chicago Police (@Chicago_Police) December 18, 2018
December 17, 2018-Chicago Police have confirmed that two officers that were struck by a South Shore train have succumbed to injuries sustained in the incident. According to the statement issued via social media, the officers were investigating a shots fired call when they were struck by a passing train at 103rd and Cottage Grove.
The officers have not yet been identified. We will continue to update this story as additional details become available.