Multiple people reported shot near hospital in Chicago

Chicago: Police said that 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, Xinhua news agency reported.

Chicago police said a suspect was shot after they responded to the scene 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.