Firefighter punched while responding to domestic-related situation on South Side

CHICAGO (WLS) -- An on-duty firefighter was punched several times while responding to a domestic-related incident on the South Side, according to Chicago police.

The attack occurred Wednesday morning in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood near the 8300 block of S. Racine.

Chicago police said a 25-year-old man punched the firefighter several times. The firefighter was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

The offender is in custody, according to police.
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