Off-duty CPD officer witnesses shooting, returns fire

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An off-duty Chicago Police officer fired shots after witnessing a shooting Wednesday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood.

The off-duty officer saw someone fire shots at a group of three people in a parking lot in the 6700 block of South Stony Island at 1:27 p.m., according to Chicago Police.

The officer returned fire, but did not strike the suspect, police said.

The suspect took off in a blue minivan, police said. No one is in custody.

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