07-21-2016, 10:09 PM #1
Chicago police officer shot on Near South Side
A Chicago police officer was shot Thursday evening in the Prairie District neighborhood, authorities said.
One officer was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, with his condition stabilized, a fire official said. Chicago police transported the officer on their own from near 18th Street and Calumet Avenue, not in an ambulance. The shooting took place about 8:15 p.m.
"A Chicago police officer has been shot at 18th and Calumet. Shot in the lower body, no info on condition," said police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi, in a Tweet.
The officer was expected to recover after being shot in the leg, sources said.
An attacker may also have been shot, a source said.
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07-21-2016, 10:26 PM #2
Chicago Police Officer Shot, Injured
Jul 21, 2016, 9:55 PM ET
A Chicago police officer was shot and injured Thursday night, police said.
"Anthony Guglielmi, communications director for the Chicago Police Department tweeted, "A Chicago police officer has been shot at 18th and Calumet. Shot in the lower body, no info on condition. Transported to area hospital."
Last edited by GeeEm; 07-21-2016 at 11:18 PM.
07-21-2016, 10:31 PM #3
07-21-2016, 11:13 PM #4
July 22, 2016
29 minutes ago
News that the suspect was drinking near Soldier Field when the officer approached him. The suspect then pulled out a gun and shot the officer in the leg. The suspect was shot and killed, though it is not clear if it is the injured officer who returned fire.
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, who has just returned from Washington D.C., has been briefed on the shooting.
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