Police officer shot on Chicago’s Near South Side

Posted at 10:12 PM, Jul 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-21 22:17:11-04

CHICAGO — A police officer was shot Thursday evening in the Prairie District neighborhood on Chicago’s Near South Side, according to WGN.

The shooting happened at 18th and Calumet Avenue, which is near Soldier Field. It’s not yet clear what led up to the shooting. A suspect may also have been shot, sources told the Chicago Tribune.

A fellow officer rushed the wounded police officer to the hospital.

The officer’s condition is not yet know.

This is a developing story. Check back with News 3 for updates.