Officer injured during traffic stop on Lake Shore Drive

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A Chicago police officer was injured during a traffic stop on Lake Shore Drive, that resulted in shots being fired.

It happened about 10:55 p.m. Friday night in the 5300 block of South Lake shore drive.

The officer was reportedly making a traffic stop when the driver of a BMW sedan he stopped attempted to drive away.

The officer tried to remove the keys from ignition, but ended up beingĀ  hit and dragged by the car.

copdraggedAccording to police, the officer’s partner fired several shots at the fleeing car, but the car was not hit.

A short time later, the BMW was recovered in the 6700 block of South Jeffrey Boulevard.

The driver of the car has not been found, police said.

The officer was transferred to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and is expected to recover.

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