A Chicago police officer was shot Sunday afternoon near the 6th District police station in the Gresham neighborhood on the city's South Side, authorities confirmed.
At approximately 2:30 p.m. the officer, a sergeant, was in a parking lot across the street from the station at 7808 S. Halsted St. when he heard a gunshot and sustained a graze wound to the face, according to Chicago Police Department Supt. David Brown.
The injured officer was initially listed in good condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center and released from the hospital late Sunday night.
The incident marks the first shooting of a Chicago police officer in 2021.
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Detectives were examining video footage from the Gresham police district and the surrounding community in hope of learning more about what led up to the shooting.
No one was in custody as of late Sunday, according to police.