One police killed, another injured in Chicago shooting

TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) – According to the US police, two Chicago police officers were fatally shot Saturday night while conducting a traffic stop.

One Chicago police officer was killed and another fighting for their life after being shot during a traffic stop on Saturday night, officials said, NBC News reported.

Chicago Police Department 1st Dep. Supt. Eric Carter told a news conference that two suspects were in custody after the incident.

He said that the officers were fired upon while conducting a traffic stop and returned fire.

It was not immediately clear what precipitated the incident.

The violence took place in the city's West Englewood community, NBC Chicago reported.

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