CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago Police officer was struck by a bullet in his protective vest Tuesday morning on the South Side.
The shooting happened after a traffic stop at 87th Street and Paulina. Officers returned fire, police said.
The officer was transported to Little Company of Mary Hospital.READ MORE: Phase 2 Opens Monday In Illinois Outside Chicago For Anyone 16 And Over To Get COVID-19 Vaccine, But Teens Under 18 Face Challenge
“He’ll be fine,” a police source said.
The condition of the offender, or offenders, was not immediately known.
The shooting comes one day after Officer Samuel Jimenez was fatally shot by a gunman at Mercy Hospital on Monday afternoon.
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