A person and a Chicago police officer were shot at Sunday morning in Austin, according to Chicago fire officials.
Just before noon, paramedics responded to the intersection of North and Cicero avenues and found a person shot, fire officials said.
The person was taken to Stroger Hospital, where they were listed in serious-to-critical condition, officials said.
Paramedics also took an officer to Rush Medical Center for a “medical emergency after being shot at,” fire officials said. The officer’s condition was stabilized, officials said.
Police scanner traffic initially reported an officer was shot in the arm before a correction was made minutes later.
A spokesperson with the Chicago Police Department confirmed that no officers were shot.
No further details were immediately available.
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