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Police chief treated for blocked arteries

Published: Friday, June 6, 2014 12:12 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, June 6, 2014 12:13 a.m. CDT
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(Nam Y. Huh)
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy attends a Chicago Bulls basketball game March 13 in Chicago. On Thursday a spokesman said that McCarthy took himself to a hospital in the morning where he underwent treatment for blocked arteries. He said the procedure went well and McCarthy will remain in the hospital for several days while he recuperates. (AP file photo)

CHICAGO – Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy has undergone treatment for blocked arteries.

Spokesman Adam Collins says McCarthy took himself to a hospital Thursday morning. Collins says the procedure went well and McCarthy will remain in the hospital for several days while he recuperates.

An emailed statement included no additional details.

Collins says McCarthy "is looking forward to being back on patrol with his fellow police officers very soon."

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