Chicago officer shot trying to make drug arrest


By Angela Rozas
The Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO  A veteran Chicago police officer was shot and wounded Friday while trying to make a drug-related arrest at a South Side public housing development, police said.

Devaris Perry, 20, was charged late Friday with shooting the 55-year-old officer in the left arm during a struggle for the officer's gun, police said. The officer then shot the man in the thigh. Both the officer and Perry were in stable condition, police said.

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