2 Chicago officers hurt by firecracker thrown at squad car


CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say two officers were injured when someone threw a firecracker at their squad car.

Local media report the incident happened around 4:20 p.m. Sunday in the city’s South Shore neighborhood.

Police say the officers were on patrol when another vehicle pulled alongside them, someone threw the firecracker toward their squad car and it exploded.

The officers were taken to a hospital in good condition with injuries that weren’t life-threatening.

No one was in custody Sunday night.

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