Officer shot responding to call

December 12, 2008 5:25:22 AM PST
A Chicago police officer is hospitalized after being shot on the South Side.It happened near 18th and South Washtenaw just after 2 a.m. Friday. The victim and his partner were responding to a call about shots being fired.

The rookie officer was hit in the shoulder and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. He's in fair to good condition.

The shooter is not in custody.