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Chicago fire engine takes bullet to windshield at crash scene – firefighter hurt

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Jessica Donofrio, WLS-TV:

The crew was responded around 2:30 a.m. to a two-car crash at East 79th Street and South Yates Boulevard in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood and an argument between two people involved in the crash broke out in front of the fire truck.

A person involved in the crash allegedly called a man to come to the scene. Police said that man grabbed a handgun from his car and started firing shots into a crowd.

A bullet struck the windshield of Fire Engine 126 and at least one firefighter was cut by flying glass.

The man who opened fire ran into a nearby Subway restaurant. Police gave chase and caught him. They also recovered the handgun.

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