CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman stabbed a Chicago Police officer in the leg at the scene of a fire in the Avondale neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, police said.
Around 4:45 p.m., the Police and Fire departments were called for a fire in a building in the 3100 block of North Spaulding Avenue, police said.READ MORE: Over 24,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
At the scene, a woman got into a quarrel with responding officers, and struck an officer in the lower right calf with a sharp object, police said.READ MORE: For These Two Standout Students, Their Achievements Speak Volumes
The officer was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
Police said officers used a Taser on the 38-year-old woman.MORE NEWS: 2 Mass Shootings Reported At The Same Time In Chicago Hours After President Biden Announces Plan To Address City's Violence
The woman was taken into custody and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, and charges were pending late Wednesday afternoon, police said. No one else was injured.