Person arrested after exchanging gunfire with Chicago police officers in Cragin, no injuries reported

A person was arrested Thursday night after exchanging gunfire with Chicago police officers in Cragin on the Northwest Side.

No one was injured in the incident, which occurred just after 11 p.m. when the officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 2200 block of North Lamon Avenue, police said.

They spotted a person that matched the description on the call and, after a brief chase, one of the officers fired once and struck the person, according to a police statement. The gunman also fired, but no one was hit.

The person was taken into custody and a handgun was recovered from him, police said. Another handgun was found in the area, police said.

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability was investigating the shooting.

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