CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago police officers have been injured breaking up fights after a man was shot at the city's North Avenue Beach.
The shooting occurred about 9 p.m. Tuesday and fights erupted nearby as crowds were cleared from the beach, police said.
The shooting victim was taken to a hospital. Another man was arrested in connection with the shooting and a gun was recovered.
One officer suffered scrapes and arm lacerations, while a second was hit in the eye shortly before 11 p.m., police said.
A third officer was taken to a hospital after being struck in the back of the head by an object.
A 16-year-old was arrested.
A video sent in by a follower to the Chicago Journal showed some of the aftermath that spilled over into the Old Town neighborhood late last night.
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