The Chicago Police Department says a police officer is in "critical condition" after he was shot during an "active shooter incident" at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in central Chicago.
The officer is in "critical condition but receiving excellent care," according to police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.
Police said that at about 3:30 p.m. local time there were reports of shots fired near the hospital. Guglielmi said officers are doing a "methodical search" of the hospital.
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