Armed Offender Shot
A Chicago police officer shot a man early this morning who authorities said pointed a gun at the officer as he was chasing the suspect in connection with a nearby shooting.
No officers were hurt during the police-involved shooting, which happened about 12:45 a.m. in the 1900 block of North Karlov Avenue on the Northwest Side.
That vehicle stopped, two men got out and ran, police said.The officer gave chase. During the pursuit, one of the suspects turned and pointed a gun in the officer's direction, police said, and the officer shot him. The suspect was taken to an area hospital. His condition was not immediately available.
His gun was also confiscated.The suspects were fleeing a shooting that left two people wounded at a gas station at Armitage and Pulaski, not long before their encounter with the officer, police said. Their conditions were not available either. No charges have been filed.