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CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago police officer was injured Friday evening after being dragged by a vehicle on the city’s South Side.
The incident happened around 7 p.m. at 63rd and State as officers were conducting a traffic stop, according to the Chicago Police Department.
BREAKING …. #ChicagoPolice propping up another officer, moments after he was dragged and pinned by suspects fleeing. @JackieKostek live on the scene near 63rd & State. @Chicago_Police #CPD @cbschicago pic.twitter.com/Z6OG47gfCX
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The driver of an Impala reversed his car and dragged an officer, pinning him between the Impala and a viaduct, police said.
During the incident, the officer shot his gun but did not hit anyone..
He was hospitalized in good condition.
This is a developing story.
Source: CBS Chicago