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Video shows gunmen hanging out of car window while shooting at paramedics in ambulance

CHICAGO (CBS) — Dramatic video shows what appears like a scene out of a film: two paramedics duck as photographs are fired simply ft in entrance of their ambulance. 

The intense video was taken in Chicago’s Jackson Park neighborhood. The incident occurred a number of weeks in the past, however what performed out is the repeated illustration of the recklessness and disrespect for all times from the numerous who carry unlawful weapons. 

As CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reported, gunshots got here from shooters hanging out of the again window of a sedan driving close to 67th and South Shore. 

Those rounds went off proper in entrance of the 2 workers for Med Express Ambulance on Sept. 21. The digital camera in the ambulance camptured the concern of the employees. It additionally shows there have been different drivers close to the park that day. 

The proper facet of the video shows that by the lagoon bullets few by somebody on a motorcycle. Video shows the particular person down on the bottom by a light-weight pole. 

Then the EMTs understand somebody could possibly be injured. 

They make a U-turn and leap into motion to assist the biker, regardless of their very shut name with the gunmen themselves. 

CBS 2 has discovered the particular person on that bike was not hit by bullets and as an alternative hit the bottom to keep away from getting shot. 

While this video shows the concern of these in the ambulance, it additionally highlights the uphill battle of police to get weapons off the road. 

Those in the black Infiniti weren’t caught. 

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