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Person questioned after off-duty Chicago firefighter shot in Fernwood

The 54-year-old was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was listed in good condition, authorities said.

A woman was fatally shot March 1, 2021 in suburban North Chicago.
An off-duty Chicago firefighter was wounded in a shooting April 30, 2020, in the 9900 block of South Yale Avenue.
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A person of interest is being questioned after an off-duty Chicago firefighter was shot Thursday in Fernwood on the South Side.

The 54-year-old was in an alley about 6:42 p.m. in the 9900 block of South Yale Avenue when someone approached him and fired shots, Chicago police said.

The man was struck in the ankle, calf and buttocks, police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was listed in good condition.

Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford said the firefighter is assigned to a South Side firehouse.

A weapon was recovered at the scene, police said.