An off-duty Chicago police officer was shot downtown near the Thompson Center, which houses government offices and agencies, Tuesday afternoon, according to news outlets.
The officer, who was transported to Northwest Hospital, was assisting a tactical team and was shot by an "assailant," according to Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.
UPDATE - CPD officer assisting a tactical team and was shot by assailant. Transported to Northwest Hospital. Updates to follow pic.twitter.com/66XM1jrhDg— Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) February 13, 2018
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