Officers were placing the person into custody about 8:45 a.m. in the 1000 block of East 67th Street when the weapon accidentally discharged, according to police.
No one was struck by the gunfire, police said. The officers were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition with cuts to their hands.
The person was taken into custody and was in good condition at St. Bernard Hospital. It wasn’t immediately clear why they were initially arrested.
Further details were not immediately released.