Officer sustains non-life threatening injuries in shooting; Suspect dead

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CHICAGO -- A Chicago Police officer was wounded in a shooting Thursday night on Chicago's Near South Side.

The suspect was fatally shot by police.

The shooting place around 8 p.m. near 18th and Calumet.

Officers were believed to have spotted a man in or near Battle of Fort Dearborn Park and approached him because they suspected he was drinking, and when he was asked to show identification, he instead took out a gun and shot the officer, a source said, citing preliminary information.

Other officers returned fire and the suspect was killed.

The officer was shot in the leg and applied a tourniquet to himself, police said.

Fellow officers placed him in squad and took him to the hospital.

Police say his injuries are non life-threatening.

This is a developing story.  Check back for updates.

-Chicago Tribune contributed to this report