A Chicago police officer has been taken to an area hospital in critical condition after he was shot in the chest when a gun went off during an argument with his wife, who is also a police officer with the department.
According to the Civilian Office of Police Accountability, an investigation is under way after a shooting involving an off-duty police officer at a home in the 8500 block of West Winona on the city's Northwest Side.
A source tells NBC 5 that officers were called to the home on Tuesday evening, and when they arrived they found that an officer had been shot in the chest.
Police say that a fight may have occurred over the weapon, causing it to go off.
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The male officer was taken to an area hospital, where he was listed in critical condition. His wife, also a Chicago police officer, remained at the home, and was questioned by detectives.
No further information is available at this time.