Norfolk Southern cop exchanges gunfire with suspect in Back of the Yards

The shootout unfolded about 6:11 p.m. in the 4800 block of South Halsted Street, according to Chicago police.

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A Norfolk Southern Railroad police officer exchanged gunfire with a suspect Saturday in Back of the Yards.

The shootout unfolded about 6:11 p.m. in the 4800 block of South Halsted Street, according to Chicago police.

No injuries were reported in the incident, police said.

A spokesperson for Norfolk Southern didn’t immediately respond to a request for details.

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