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CHICAGO (CBS) — A suspect was in custody Thursday night, after a Grundy County Sheriff’s deputy was shot during a traffic stop in the village of Mazon.
The Grundy County Sheriff’s office said the deputy was conducting a traffic stop around 5:10 p.m. on Illinois Route 47 at DuPont Road, when the vehicle fled the scene.
The car crashed into two other vehicles before coming to a stop near the railroad crossing at Grand Ridge Road, and the suspect ran off, officials said.
During a foot chase, the suspect fired several shots at a Grundy County deputy, striking him multiple times.
The deputy was taken to a hospital where his condition was stabilized.
Meantime, authorities conducted a manhunt for the shooter, and a suspect was taken into custody around 7:50 p.m.
The suspect was being taken to the hospital to be treated for a gunshot wound. Authorities believe he was shot during the foot chase, but it was not immediately clear who shot him.
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