CHICAGO (CBS) — Someone fired several shots at an off-duty police officer Saturday evening in south suburban Harvey, authorities said.

Harvey spokeswoman Giavonni Nickson said the off-duty officer was near 154th and Wood streets on his way to work around 6:10 p.m., when someone started shooting at him.

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The officer was not shot, but was taken to the hospital, and was released in good condition, according to Nickson.

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The shooter caused a crash while fleeing the scene, and was not in custody Saturday night.

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Further details were not immediately available.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff