Chicago officer on Segway nabs shooting suspect


Scooter hit top speed of 12.5 mph.

By Frank Main
The Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — Chicago Police Officer Thaddeus Martyka was riding his Segway Human Transporter looking for parking violations when he heard the shot ring out.

Martyka, traveling north on State Street on Sunday, saw two young men sprint west on 21st Street and the chase was on.

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