CHICAGO, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- Police said multiple people were shot on Monday afternoon near Mercy Hospital and Medical Center at south side of Chicago.
Multiple victims including a police officer was shot in the active shooter incident. The officer injured was in critical condition, according to Chicago Police Department spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi.
Chicago police said a suspect was shot after they responded to the scene around 3:30 p.m. near the hospital.
Fire officials called an emergency medical services plan, sending at least 15 ambulances to the scene, because of an "active shooter" situation, a Fire Department spokesman said.