EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (WLS) — A postal employee was injured in an explosion in an East Chicago, Ind., post office Wednesday night, fire officials said.
East Chicago Acting Fire Chief Francisco Mendez said at least one explosive device went off at the post office in the 900-block of East Chicago Avenue around 6 p.m. While the investigation is ongoing, Mendez believes the explosion came from a possible pipe bomb in a package.
“A bomb? That’s really scary. It makes you wonder if it was like, a terrorist attack,” said Akeyla Myers, a resident.