May 12, 2021 21:08

Off Duty Shoots Carjacker

In the 010 District:

  • An off-duty Chicago police officer shot and wounded a man on New Year’s Day in the Lawndale neighborhood.

    The officer fired his weapon and struck the man the arm shortly after noon in the 1200 block of South Kedvale Avenue, police said.

    He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in fair condition, a spokesman for the Chicago Fire Department said.

    Police have not released information about the circumstances of the shooting, but said the man who was hospitalized and two others were taken into custody. No charges have been filed.

Officer was unharmed at last report. Nice work by all involved.

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