— Authorities are looking for whoever fired a gunshot
that struck an ambulance responding to a call in
say it happened Saturday night on the northwest side. The
two EMTs inside the ambulance heard what they thought was
a rock striking the vehicle. But when they arrived, they
discovered that a bullet had hit it just above the
Nitka, director of ambulance operations at Paratech
Ambulance Services, says the EMTs were shaken up but OK.
says the company has reminded its employees to be extra
vigilant and aware of scene safety.
Ambulance has also put its paramedics on alert. Deputy
Director Scott Mickelsen says it's saddening and repulsive
that someone would try to harm people who are trying to