COPA investigates after off-duty officer opens fire at car thieves in Pulaski Park

No injuries were reported in the shooting, which happened Friday on Glenlake Avenue.

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An off-duty Chicago police officer allegedly fired gunshots at two people who broke into his car Friday morning in the Pulaski Park neighborhood.

No injuries were reported in the shooting, which happened about 6 a.m. Friday in the 3900 block of West Glenlake Avenue, according to a statement from Chicago police.

The 53-year-old man saw two males inside his parked car and he started yelling, police said.

The two males left the car and got into a waiting black Dodge Charger, police said. As one of the males pointed a gun, the off-duty officer fired his weapon.

The males were last seen driving west.

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability said it was investigating the shooting, which it confirmed involved an off-duty Chicago police officer.

WGN-TV reported the off-duty officer was headed to work when he saw thieves in his vehicle.

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