Man shot on South Side; officer suffers minor injury in ‘scuffle’
CHICAGO — A 25-year-old man was shot Thursday afternoon on the South Side and a responding officer was injured in a “scuffle.”
Just before 1:40 p.m., police responded to the 8700 block of South State on the report of shots fired.
Police said a 25-year-old was near a commercial business when he was approached by multiple suspects. One of them shot the man in the arm.
The 25-year-old was transported to the University of Chicago in good condition.
While responding to the shooting, police said officers were confronted by a person who was near the scene and “a scuffle ensued.”
The person was taken into custody and one officers was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
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