Thursday, May 24, 2012
Chicago Police Officers shoot at colored man who shot at porch people on South Side
Officer fires on man who shot at people on South Side porchOne man was being questioned after a Chicago police officer saw him shooting at several people on a porch in the Grand Crossing neighborhood this afternoon, police said.
The officer saw the man firing on people on a front porch in the 7900 block of South Ellis Avenue about 2:20 p.m., and when the officer announced who he was, the man pointed the gun at him and the officer fired shots, said Chicago Police spokesman Officer Darryl Baety.
The gunman ran off, but after the officer called in a description of the attacker to police dispatchers, other officers were able to arrest him, police said.
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