Off-duty officer wounded in Chicago shooting

April 12, 2009 7:45:04 AM PDT
An overnight shooting on the city's South Side resulted in a Chicago police officer being shot.The 36-year old officer was off duty at the time near 87th Street and South Halsted when he was shot during a possible attempted carjacking. He suffered an apparent gunshot wound to his arm.

The incident resulted in an exchange of gunfire between the officer and an offender.

Police said the officer was taken to an area hospital in good condition.

The offender was not yet in custody Sunday morning.


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