Bus driver helps with gun shoot victims: newspaper

15:17, March 07, 2010      

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A Chicago public transport driver has offered help to gun shoot-out victims by calling for emergency assistance, local newspaper reported on Sunday.

Chicago Tribune quoted a city fire department spokesman as saying that the identified bus driver had called the department for aiding one of the two persons who got gun shot wounds during Saturday's shoot-outs in west Chicago.

Quention Curtis told the newspaper that both victims, in serious and critical conditions respectively, were rushed to local hospitals.

Sheila Gregory, a spokeswoman with the Chicago Transit Authority, confirmed the bus driver help by saying that the driver had called the fire department but clarified that his bus was not involved in the shoot-out.

The driver saw one of the wounded and called for help from his bus at Rockwell and Cermak in the city, the spokeswoman added.

Police sources confirmed that two people had been wounded in separate shooting incidents on Saturday.

Source: Xinhua
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