Two Chicago police officers struck, killed by train

CHICAGO -- Chicago police say they are dealing with a "devastating tragedy" after two of their officers died Monday night after being struck by a passing train on the city's south side.

Chicago police tweeted that the officers were investigating a "shots fired" call when it happened.

"Please pray  for our 5th District Police Officers and all of our Chicago Police family," the department said.

WGN-TV reported the officers were identified as Conrad Gary, 36, who was on the force for a year and a half, and Eduardo Marmolejo, 31, who had been on the force for two-and-a-half years.

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