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Police oversight officials investigating after off-duty CPD officer shot in the leg in Roscoe Village

The officer was shot early Saturday in the 2300 block of West School Street.

A Chicago police squad car was struck December, 11, 2021 in Park Manor.
COPA are investigating a shooting Dec. 4, involving an off-duty Chicago police officer in Roscoe Village.
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An off-duty Chicago police officer was shot in the leg early Saturday in Roscoe Village on the North Side.

It happened about 4:30 a.m. in the 2300 block of West School Street, according to a brief statement from police.

The officer was treated at Illinois Masonic Medical Center with injuries that weren’t considered life-threatening.

Police did not release any other details about the shooting, but said the Civilian Office of Police Accountability is investigating.

That watchdog agency steps in to probe officers’ use of force and potential police misconduct.

A COPA spokesperson did not immediately respond to a request for comment.