Chicago police officer shot in arm
December 12, 2006 (CHICAGO) -- A Chicago police officer was shot in the arm today in the city's Humboldt Park neighborhood.
Police Superintendent Phil Cline says the officer and his partner were assigned to work near Roberto Clemente High School as classes dismissed.
The 36-year-old officer was wounded when he tried to break up a nearby gang-related disturbance.
Police spokesman Pat Camden says the officers did not return fire.
No suspect is in custody tonight.
The officer is reported in good condition at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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