Police: Person injured after shootout with CPD officers in Burnside was not shot

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A person authorities initially reported had been shot by Chicago Police officers was not actually struck by gunfire, police said.

Officers responding to a call of a person with a gun in the 9000 block of South Ellis were shot at bya suspect and returned fire, according to Chicago Police.

CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi initially reported thatsomeone had been shot by police.

Thesuspect was taken to a hospital,Guglielmi said. Emergency room doctors ultimately determined the person had actually suffered a dislocated knee and was not shot.

No other injuries were reported.

No further information was immediately made available.

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