Friday, March 02, 2012
Earlier a Chicago police officer was shot and now man shot by the police
A man in his 30s was wounded by gunfire from a Chicago police officer today, authorities said.
The shooting took place at 12:49 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Stewart Avenue, said Officer Dan O'Brien of Police News Affairs.
Gresham District tactical officers attempted to pull over a vehicle on the 7900 block of South Lafayette Avenue, but the vehicle did not stop, according to a police statement.
Officers followed the vehicle for a short distance and the vehicle struck a tree, according to the statement.
Three occupants of the vehicle were taken into custody, but the driver fled on foot, police said.
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