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Video: Driver opens fire on Chicago ambulance

A driver yelled for the ambulance to get out of his way, then fired several shots


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By Mike Stunson
The Charlotte Observer

CHICAGO — A man was taken into custody after he was accused of shooting up an ambulance, Illinois police say.

The shooting happened at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, according to the Chicago Police Department.

The 34-year-old driver is accused of getting out of his vehicle and approaching a Chicago Fire Department ambulance, police say.

He yelled for the ambulance to get out of his way, then fired several shots into its rear doors, according to police.

Footage from WLS shows at least three bullet holes in the back of the ambulance.

The driver sped away, but officers later found his parked vehicle and took him into custody, according to the department. Police said a gun was in the car.

No one was injured in the shooting, according to police. Charges have not been announced.

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