A man sustained critical injuries in a police-involved shooting Friday evening in the Pullman neighborhood on Chicago's Far South Side, according to a police spokesperson.
The shooting at approximately 5:30 p.m. near the area of East 113th Street and South Langley Avenue. According to Chicago police, officers responded to a call of a man with a gun. When they arrived, the suspect pointed the gun at officers, and at least one officer shot the suspect, authorities said.
Two guns and a knife were recovered at the scene, police stated.
Camera footage was being reviewed to determine what exactly led up to shots being fired.
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An adult male was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious-to-critical condition, a Chicago Fire Department spokesperson said. NBC 5 has yet to independently verify the police account of events.
COPA, Chicago's Civilian Office of Police Accountability, is leading the investigation into the shooting.