Cops: Two Separate Police-Involved Shootings, One Fatal, on South Side

A Chicago Police Department spokesman said Thursday there were two separate police-involved shootings on Chicago's South Side, one of which was fatal.

Officers saw a Jaguar S-Type convertible that had been reported stolen from Bolingbrook about 7:30 p.m., police said. Police said they "attempted to curb" the car near 74th Street and Merill Avenue when the Jaguar sideswiped the police vehicle and another nearby parked car. Two officers then fired their weapons at the Jaguar, police said. A teenage boy in the car was taken to an area hospital where he died, police said.

According to police, officers sustained injuries while attempting to stop the vehicle and were transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

The officers were wearing body cameras, police said.

About 6:50 p.m., officers responded to a separate call of a robbery in-progress on the 6700 block of South May Street in Englewood, police said in a statement. A 24-year-old man who said he had just been robbed told police the person who robbed him had run down a nearby gangway. The officers saw the man in the gangway with a weapon in his hand, police said. When the man refused orders to drop the weapon "the officers fired two shots striking the offender in the lower extremities," police said.

The man shot by police was taken to the hospital where his condition had stabilized. A weapon was recovered at the scene, police said.

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