Chicago police officer, suspect shot on South Side

CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer and a suspect were shot on the South Side Sunday afternoon in Englewood, police confirmed.

The shooting occurred at approximately 2 pm in the 6900 block of South Sangamon Avenue. The wounded police officer was rushed in a squad car to University of Chicago Hospital.

Fire officials confirmed a male police officer sustained no life-threatening injuries from a gunshot wound. A male suspect was taken to Christ Hospital in critical condition.

The age of both the police officer and the suspect are currently unknown.

Details surrounding the incident are currently unknown. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

WGN News has a crew headed to the scene.

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