CHICAGO (CBS) — An off-duty Chicago police officer fired shots at a suspect who tried to steal his vehicle at gunpoint Friday morning in the Ashburn neighborhood.

Police said the officer was sitting in his vehicle near 79th and Hamlin shortly before 9 a.m., when someone opened the passenger door, pulled out a handgun, and demanded his car.

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The officer got out of his vehicle, announced he was an officer, and pulled out his weapon. Police said the two exchanged shots, and the suspect ran to a waiting vehicle and fled the scene.

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No injuries were reported, and no one was in custody Friday afternoon.

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Area Central Detectives were investigating.