A police officer has been shot!
The shooting took place at the James R. Thompson government center in Chicago.
The gun violence in Chicago has gotten out of hand.
nbcchicago.com reports: An officer was shot at the James R. Thompson Center Tuesday afternoon, officials confirmed.
The incident was reported around 2 p.m., but little information on what happened was released.
CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said an officer assisting a tactical team was "shot by an assailant." The officer was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where their condition was not known.
Multiple sources say the officer shot is a high-ranking member of the police department.
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