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Three injured, two dead in standoff with police in Chicago suburb

CHICAGO -- A shooting at a home in River Forest, west of Chicago, killed two and injured three, including two cops on Sunday, CBS Chicago reported.

Police say a man opened fire on officers when they responded to a 9-1-1 call made by a woman complaining of shortness of breath at 7:19 a.m.

River Forest Deputy Chief Jim O'Shea told CBS Chicago that the officers -- one with 15 years' experience and another with five -- were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, while the assailant was shot dead.

"We have an armed assailant that attacked the officers and he was deceased," O'Shea said. "The nature of that will be part of the ongoing investigation. The officers were not involved or engaged with any of the residents of the household."

O'Shea told the station that the suspect's 59-year-old mother was taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds.

A 60-year-old man was killed in the home. O'Shea did not disclose his relationship with the shooter. Neighbors told the station that the man may have been a counselor or therapist brought in to help him.

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