A person has been shot following an altercation with Chicago police in the city’s Lawndale neighborhood on the city’s West Side, according to authorities.
According to a police spokesman, the man was shot by police in the 2100 block of South Keeler on Saturday night.
Police say that officers attempted to stop a car for a traffic stop, and the vehicle attempted to flee.
That vehicle ended up crashing, and several armed individuals got out of the car and got into a confrontation with Chicago police officers.
According to authorities, the officers shot a man during the confrontation, and he was taken to an area hospital.
Weapons were recovered at the scene, according to police.
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