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Police officer, gunman and 2 others dead after Chicago hospital shooting

CHICAGO - A Chicago police officer and two other people were killed in an attack at a South Side hospital Monday afternoon that sent medical personnel and police scrambling through halls, stairwells and even the nursery in search of victims and the shooter before he was found dead.

Officer Samuel Jimenez, on the force less than two years, was gunned down as he went to the aid of other officers who had been called to Mercy Hospital & Medical Center around 3:20 p.m. CST about an assault. Jimenez, 28, was married with three small children.

"Those officers that responded today saved a lot of lives," said Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson. "They were heroes because we just don't know how much damage (the shooter) was prepared to do."

Police had been called to the hospital after a gunman confronted his girlfriend, a doctor in the

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