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A person was killed and two Chicago police officers injured in a shooting in the River North neighborhood this afternoon, officials said.
At least one of the officers was shot and his injuries did not appear to be life-threatening. The other officer suffered cuts to his hand, fire officials said. The third person was dead on arrival at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, according to Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford.
Chicago police, citing preliminary reports, said the officer was arresting a panhandler when the officer was shot in the back. No other details were immediately available.
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