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Chicago Police squad cars hit by bullets in two incidents

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Chicago Police cars were hit by gunfire in two separate incidents on Thursday.

A bullet-riddled undercover police car sat near 80thStreet and Manistee Avenue after it was reportedly shot at around 5:00pmThursday. What happened in this attack is under investigation.

The Chicago Tribune is reporting the  officers involved were members of the gang ornarcotics unit. The officers were not hurt and no one is in custody.

A few hours later, there was a similar attack in theWest Pullman neighborhood near 119th and Stewart. The suspects reportedly firedshots at police officers, there was a foot chase and the suspects got away.

No police officers were hurt, but Chicago Fraternal Order of Police spokesman Pat Camden said the wanton shooting should be alarming to everyone.

"Residents should be very concerned. We've got thugs who are willing to shoot at police," Camden said. "When people are shooting at police officers, crime is not going down."

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