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Officer fires weapon during Northwest Side confrontation

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A Chicago Police officer fired a shot during a confrontation with a suspect Friday afternoon in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

Officers responded about 3:30 p.m. to a call of a person with a gun near the 3500 block of North Cicero Avenue, police said.

A suspect confronted an officer, who fired a weapon, police said. Nobody was struck.

One person was taken into custody and the suspect's weapon was recovered, police said.

Area North detectives are conducting an ongoing investigation.

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