A Chicago police officer was stabbed while responding to a mental health disturbance in the South Chicago neighborhood Thursday night, police said.

Several officers responded about 11:15 p.m. after receiving a report that a man was damaging an apartment that he lives in with his family, police told ABC7.

The man came out, running at the officers with two knives, police said. The officers Tasered the man and police said while he was being taken into custody, he stabbed one officer in the stomach.

The wounded officer was taken to the hospital and is in fair condition.

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