A Chicago police officer was treated and released after being shot and at least one other person was shot and killed in an incident in the South Chicago neighborhood late Wednesday.
The officer was wounded and at least one person shot and critically wounded in what was believed to be an exchange of gunfire involving Chicago Police near 79th Street and Coles Avenue about 11:45 p.m., police said.
A body surrounded by shell casings and red police tape was visible in the middle of 79th Street east of Coles, but authorities were not giving an account of what led to the person's death as of about 1:30 a.m.
The officer is a woman in her late 20s or early 30s. She was shot in the leg and taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital for treatment, and was treated and released.
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