Authorities Search area near Midway after Shots Fired at CPD, FBI, State Troopers

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Police searched several blocks of a neighborhood near Midway Airport with SWAT teams, a helicopter and dogs Monday morning after a passenger in a car fired several shots at federal and state law enforcement officers, authorities said.

No one was injured and authorities made four arrests within an hour of the shooting, which occurred around 9:25 a.m. in the 6100 block of South Kolmar Avenue, authorities said.

The shots were fired while federal and state investigators were involved in an investigation, according to an FBI statement.

The gunman ditched their car near 67th Street and Kostner Avenue, and police began searching backyards and garages in the West Lawn neighborhood, police said.

The shooting incident happened about half a mile from Midway.

Article Org: chicagotribune.com

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