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A Chicago police officer executing a search warrant was hurt this afternoon when he was struck in the leg by a bullet from another officer's gun that was intended for two charging dogs, police said.
The incident happened at about 1:15 p.m. in the 6000 block of South May Street, according to a police statement. Narcotics officers were at a home there as part of a investigation, and as one officer tried to secure a room, the two dogs attacked him.He fired his gun at them, police said. One of the bullets hit a dog and then kept going in another direction, hitting another officer in the leg. That officer was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was listed in good condition, police said.
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