Chicago (CBS)- Off-duty Cook County Adjutant shot a man who shot a gun at Millennium Park on Friday night, then ran to the Chicago River, where he jumped on a party boat trying to escape.
According to a spokesman for the sheriff’s office, the lieutenant was working as a security guard at the time of the incident.
Incidents occurred at Millennium Park on the night of the second day after new security rules came into force, including restrictions prohibiting unaccompanied minors from staying in the park after 6 pm Thursday through Sunday. It started where the shot was fired. In addition, the park has increased security.
At around 7:20 pm, a 22-year-old man refused to wave at the entrance to Millennium Park on Monroe Street and jumped over the fence, according to Chicago Police Department.
As the guard approached him, the man turned around and fired.
An off-duty sheriff turned the fire back, attacked a gunman who hit a nearby Maggie Daily Park, and went to a riverwalk near Columbus Drive, where he was detained.
According to unconfirmed police dispatch reports, the shooter jumped on an “island party boat” before being arrested.
According to the Chicago Fire Department, the man was taken to the Northwestern Memorial Hospital with a non-life-threatening injury.
Off-duty sheriffs were also taken to the hospital for observation.
Billing was pending on Friday night.
Deputy Sheriff Off-Duty shoots a man firing at Millennium Park.Shooter arrested after jumping on a party boat on the Chicago River
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