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Person Wounded In Officer-involved Shooting In South Shore

February 26, 2019 - 8:57 pm

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A person was wounded during a shootout with Chicago police officers Tuesday night in the South Shore neighborhood.

At 7:37 p.m., the person was shot during the exchange of gunfire in the 7400 block of South Bennett, police said.

The person was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center in serious-to-critical condition, according to Chicago Fire Media Affairs.

CPD officials plan to hold a press conference Tuesday night at the intersection of 74th Street and Baldwin Avenue.

No further information was immediately made available.

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