Police officer shot on Chicago’s Near South Side

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CHICAGO — A police officer was shot Thursday evening in the Prairie District neighborhood on Chicago’s Near South Side, according to WGN.

The shooting happened at 18th and Calumet Avenue, which is near Soldier Field. It’s not yet clear what led up to the shooting. A suspect may also have been shot, sources told the Chicago Tribune.


A fellow officer rushed the wounded police officer to the hospital.

The officer’s condition is not yet known.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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