CHICAGO (WISH) — A University of Indianapolis alumni is recovering after being shot in the suburbs of Chicago.
Tim Jones is an officer at the Illinois Park Forest Police Department.
According to the Department’s Facebook page, Jones was shot after he responded to a theft and break-in in a suburb of Chicago.
The suspect was attempting to flee the scene when he started shooting at police. Police were forced to shoot back, killing the suspect.
Jones was shot in the head and underwent emergency surgery on Saturday. He is still in critical but stable condition.
The University of Indianapolis offered their support on Twitter.
“That’s the thing about this job,” the Facebook post said, “When tragedy strikes, it’s not just a job, it’s family.”