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Shot fired at Chicago police in Woodlawn; charges pending against suspect

Police investigate shots fired at the police about 11 p.m. Thursday, August 23, 2018 in the 6400 block of South Maryland Ave in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

A person was taken into custody Thursday night after shots were fired at officers in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood.

No officers were injured in the gunfire shortly before 10:30 p.m. in the 6200 block of South Maryland Avenue, according to Chicago police.

Video By Justin Jackson- Police investigate shots fired at the police about 11 p.m. Thursday, August 23, 2018 in the 6400 block

Two on-duty officers responded to a “gang disturbance” and then briefly chased someone on foot, police said. The officers heard a gunshot but didn’t return fire.

The person was arrested and two weapons were recovered, according to police. Charges were pending early Friday.