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Man Opens Fire On Police In West Humboldt Park

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Shots Fired At Police

Someone opened fire on police Wednesday night at Keystone Avenue and Thomas Street in West Humboldt Park. (Credit: CBS)

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CHICAGO (CBS) — It was a violent night in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, after a gunman opened fire at Chicago Police officers.

No officers were hit, and no one was injured.

Police say shots rang out at 10:05 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Keystone Avenue and Thomas Street.

Officers returned fire, and the man firing the shots was arrested, police said.

The incident began when the officers spotted the suspect with a gun, police said. The gun was recovered.

This was the second time someone opened fire on police in the Humboldt Park area within 24 hours.

The earlier incident happened in daylight in the pouring rain Wednesday. Around 12:25 p.m., a man fired shots at police in the 3200 block of West Division Street, then ran away.

In that incident, officers did not return fire, and no one was injured. No one was in custody in that incident as of the last report.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.

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