CHICAGO - A suspect was killed and a Chicago police officer was wounded after an exchange of gunfire in Grand Crossing Monday morning.
At about 11:55 a.m., four members of the 3rd District Tactical Team attempted to conduct an investigatory stop in the 7300 block of South Dante.
When officers approached the offender, he began to flee while firing shots in the direction of the officers, police said. One officer was struck in the arm.
Officers then returned gunfire and struck the offender.
The officer shot was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. A second officer was transported to an area hospital for observation.
The offender was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. He's been identified as 32-year-old Tranza Campbell.
A firearm was recovered on the scene.
The shooting remains under investigation.