Shots fired at off-duty Chicago police officer in Chatham

The officer was in his car in the 8300 block of South Lafayette Avenue when someone in a silver four-door sedan began firing at him.

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An off-duty officer was fired upon Oct. 6, 2021, in Chatham.

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Shots were fired at an off-duty Chicago police officer as he sat in a car in Chatham Wednesday morning.

The 31-year-old officer was in the 8300 block of South Lafayette Avenue when someone in a silver four-door sedan began firing shots at him around 10:20 a.m., Chicago police said.

The gunfire damaged the rear passenger window of the car but the officer was not struck, police said.

No one was in custody.

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