Markham Police Officer Suffers Head Injury After Chase, Crash

MARKHAM, Ill. (WLS) -- A Markham police officer sustained a head injury early Sunday while pursuing a vehicle suspected of being involved in a gas station shoot-out.

Markham Police Chief Mack Sanders said police officers responded to a call of shots fired in the area of 159th Street and Dixie Highway at about 5 a.m. An officer in the area observed the suspect's vehicle flee the scene.

The suspect's vehicle refused to stop, and a female occupant exited the vehicle at 146th Street and Western Avenue, police said. While attempting to stop the vehicle, an officer sustained.... Continues at link below