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Just before 11 a.m., Oak Park police responded to the 6000 block of 159th Street for a possible motorist needing assistance. When they arrived, officers determined the driver was armed with a firearm, according to police.
That driver was identified as 21-year-old Ketura Wilson of Calumet City, Illinois.
According to police, officers followed Wilson east on 159th Street, where she entered the Food4Less grocery store.
Wilson allegedly then exchanged gunfire with police.
Wilson and an Oak Forest police officer were both injured in the shootout and were both transported to area hospitals.
POLICE UPDATE ON ACTIVE SHOOTER: The suspect is in custody. There is no longer a threat to the public; however, police still advise to avoid the area. There will continue to be a heavy police presence in the area.
— City of Oak Forest, Illinois (@cityofoakforest) April 3, 2022
The officers is in serious but stable condition, but Wilson has died from her injures, officials said.
The incident is being investigated by the Illinois Public Integrity Task Force, as well as the Oak Park Forest Police Department.
No other details were given at this time.
This is a developing story. Check back with ABC7 for updates.
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