Chicago police officer shot in Humboldt Park

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 34-year-old Chicago police officer was shot in the left shoulder Saturday evening in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said.

The officer's injury was non-life-threatening and he was in "good spirits," CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson said late Saturday. He was in critical, but stable condition at Stroger Hospital.

A woman, who was the subject of the search warrant, was arrested in the shooting. She allegedly fired through a back door as the officer was attempting to enter.

WATCH: CPD Supt. Johnson update on cop shot in Humboldt Park

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CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson gave an update outside Stroger Hospital on the Chicago police officer shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.



The incident occurred at about 7 p.m. in the 2700 block of West Potomac Avenue while the officer was executing a search warrant. The warrant was for narcotics and illegal weapons.

The woman who was arrested was "known to police," Johnson said.

No shots were fired by police.

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A Chicago cop was shot in the 2700 block of West Potomac Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.



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