Chicago cop shot in Brighton Park; 4th officer struck by gunfire over past 2 weekson March 25, 2021 at 10:45 pm

A Chicago police officer was shot Thursday in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the South Side — the fourth officer to be shot in less than two weeks.

The suspected shooter, who was also wounded, was in custody, according to Chicago police spokesman Tom Ahern.

The shooting happened near the intersection of 46th Street and Western Avenue, Ahern said.

The officer was being transported to Mount Sinai Hospital, Ahern said.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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