Man Wounded in Police-Involved Shooting

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013  |  Updated 5:07 AM CDT
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A 22-year-old man was shot by a Chicago Police officer Monday night during a foot chase in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

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A 22-year-old man was shot by a Chicago Police officer Monday night during a foot chase in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

Police said the South Side shooting took place around 9:30 p.m. Monday while officers were responding to a call about a man with a gun in the 1300 block of West 76th Street, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

The officers saw a man who fit the description of the offender and exited their vehicles, police said.

Shortly after, a police chase ensued and the offender turned a pointed a weapon in the direction of the officers, the statement said.

The officers shot at the man and he was taken to an area hospital for treatment, according to authorities. The officers were not injured.

The incident is under investigation by the Independent Police Review Authority.

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