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Off-duty Chicago Police officer shot in back, left paralyzed after quarrel outside bar in Beverly

Off-duty CPD officer shot during altercation in Beverly
Off-duty CPD officer shot during altercation in Beverly 00:53

CHICAGO (CBS) – An off-duty Chicago Police officer was shot in the back during a quarrel outside a bar in Beverly early Saturday morning.

Police said it happened around 2:30 a.m. at a tavern near 104th Street and Western Avenue.

Multiple shots were fired after the altercation and the officer was struck once in the back, police said.

A police source told us the shots that put the officer in the hospital were captured on Ring video.

A source close to the investigation identified the 31-year-old officer who was shot as Daniel Golden. He a third-generation Chicago Police officer and a six-year veteran of the force, the source said.

Ald. Matt O'Shea (19th) said a bullet hit the officer's spine and is now lodged in his chest.

The officer is now paralyzed from the waist down and was in serious condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn Saturday night, a source said.

One person was in custody late Saturday, but charges had not been filed.

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