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Officer recovering after shooting during chase

October 14, 2011 2:28:16 PM PDT
A Chicago Police officer is recovering after being shot in the thigh Thursday night on the city's South Side.

Police were responding to a call of shots fired in the 1300-block of South Langley Avenue.

Officers say when they approached a group of people in the parking lot one of them fled.

After a short chase, investigators say the teenage suspect fired at least two shots, wounding one of the officers.

The injured officer was treated and released.

The suspect is in custody.