Thursday, August 23, 2012

Chicago Murders UP - Chicago Shootings UP - And another police shooting overnight


Chicago police wounded a man who was firing shots on the street in the East Side neighborhood, authorities said. Officers spotted the man in the 11000 block of South Avenue M just after 2 a.m., police said in a statement. The gunman fled the scene in a car and the officers pursued, police said. During the chase, the suspect's car struck a squad car joining the pursuit, police said.

The gunman got out of the car and was shot in the leg by an officer, police said. He was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital, police said. No officers were reported injured. The Independent Police Review Authority was investigating the shooting.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

11000 block of South Avenue M

Not your fathers East Side........

Anonymous said...

No officers injured is all that counts . When threatened with death or great bodily harm shoot.

I Voted For Obama said...

Obama voters have been getting shot in the legs a lot. Maybe they should try a different running technique.

Anonymous said...

Shhhh! Hear that! It's the sound of a pin hitting the floor over at the mayors office.....