Off-duty correctional officer shot in Little Village

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An off-duty Cook County sheriff’s correctional officer waswounded in a Little Village neighborhood shooting Monday night.

About 10:25 p.m., the 37-year-old manwas standing in an alleyin the 2800 block of South Tripp when a dark-colored van pulled up and someone inside fired shots, according to Chicago Police.

He was shot in the leg and taken to Stroger Hospital where his condition stabilized, police said.

The officer had just left work for the day, sheriff’s office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said. His injuries weren’t thought to be life-threatening.

A van’s window is smashed near the scene of a Little Village shooting late Monday. | Network Video Productions

A van’s window is smashed near the scene of a Little Village shooting late Monday. | Network Video Productions

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