Chicago officer shot in the head, critically injured

By Rose Sobol, Tina Sfondeles and Kara Spak
Chicago Sun-Times

CHICAGO — An on-duty Chicago Police officer was shot in the head and critically wounded in the South Side’s Englewood community early Monday.

The incident happened just after midnight in the 6000 block of South Hermitage Avenue as the officer, who wore plain clothes, was responding to a report of shots fired and a person with a gun, police Supt. Jody Weis said during a news briefing.

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