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3 Chicago police officers injured in deadly chase and shootout

3 Chicago police officers injured in deadly chase and shootout

Three Chicago police officers were injured and a suspect killed in a shootout following a foot chase through a dimly lit courtyard on the city's west side, authorities said.

The shootout occurred at about 9:40 p.m. as the officers were investigating "possible narcotics activity," police said in a statement. They approached a man who took off running and then turned and fired, hitting one officer in the back, another in the foot and the third officer in the chest, possibly in his bullet-proof vest, police said.

At least one of the officers returned fire and killed the suspect, Sgt. Al Stinites said at the scene late Monday.   

The officers, all...

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