Man Shot, Wounded By Police

Friday, Mar 4, 2011  |  Updated 3:24 PM CDT
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Man Shot, Wounded By Police

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Police have accused Kenneth Stayton of shooting a man in North Philadelphia on Friday, October 15.

Police shot and wounded a man late Friday night in the city's Little Village neighborhood.

Just after 10:00 p.m., while on a narcotics surveillance at the 2200 block of South Kolin, police saw a man walking through a vacant parking lot with a handgun, according to a police News Affairs release.

The officers ordered the man to drop his weapon when he allegedly aimed his gun at the officers. 

Police then shot and wounded the man, the release said. 

According to the Chicago Tribune, a lieutenant on the scene said the man's injuries did not appear to be life threatening, although his condition was not immediately available.

No one else was injured; a weapon was discovered at the scene.

Harrison Area detectives and the Independent Police Review Authority are investigating the incident.

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