Chicago Police Shoot Man in Englewood

No officers were injured

By Ivanna Hampton
|  Tuesday, Sep 20, 2011  |  Updated 8:32 AM CDT
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Chicago police shot a man after a traffic stop, says police.

Ivanna Hampton

Chicago police shot a man after a traffic stop, says police.

A traffic stop led to a police-involved shooting in Englewood on the city’s South Side, police say.
 
Officers approached a car in the 5800 block of South Elizabeth around 12:20 a.m. Tuesday, according to a Chicago police statement.

 
A man got out of the car and ran away, heading east towards the 5800 block of South Racine. Officers spotted the man there, said police.
 
The suspect pulled out a gun and pointed it at the officers when one of the officers shot and wounded the man, according to police. 
 
The man was arrested and taken to an area hospital. A gun was recovered at the scene, said police.
 
No officers were injured.
 
The Independent Police Review Authority is investigating.

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