Chicago looting: Police exchange shots with suspect near Michigan Avenue, Lake Street

CHICAGO -- Chicago police officers exchanged gunfire with someone early Monday morning amid widespread looting and violence in the Loop.

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Someone fired at police and officers returned fire near Michigan Avenue and Lake Street, according to a tweet from Chicago police spokesman Tom Ahern.

Police were trying to arrest a looter at the 7-Eleven store on Lake Street and Wabash when the store's owner said he witnesses someone in a vehicle driving southbound on Michigan open fire on police.

No officers were injured and it was not immediately clear whether anyone else was hit, Ahern said.

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ABC7's Jessica D'Onofrio was reporting live on looting near State and Lake Street when she heard gunshots coming from a few blocks away.



ABC7's Jessica D'Onofrio was reporting live on looting near State and Lake Street when she heard the gunshots coming from a few blocks away.

A day earlier, a person was shot by police and taken into custody after allegedly firing at officers in Englewood.

WLS-TV and the Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.