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Chicago Police Shoot Suspect in Lawndale, Officials Say

The incident occurred in the 2100 block of South Keeler on Saturday evening

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    Chicago Police Shoot Suspect in Lawndale, Officials Say
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    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. 

    Stay tuned to NBC 5 for the latest details on this developing story.

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