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A Chicago police officer was shot on Sunday afternoon and is currently being treated at a local hospital.
Chicago Police Department spokesperson Tom Ahern told FOX 32 that the officer was shot at around 2 p.m. on the city’s South Side at the intersection of West 69th Street and South Wood Street.
The officer’s condition is unknown, according to a tweet from Ahern.
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Police officers attend a Chicago Police Department promotion and graduation ceremony on October 20, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
The officer is being treated at the University of Chicago hospital.
The officer shooting comes just days after another Chicago police officer was shot while attempting to make a traffic stop, FOX 32 reported. It also happened just days after a Chicago man shot a U.S. Marshal and a police dog.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.