- A man was seriously wounded Saturday afternoon in a police-involved shooting on the Far South Side in the city's Washington Heights neighborhood, authorities said.
The shooting happened about 1:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of West 103rd Place, according to Chicago Fire Department Media information. Police fired on someone and hit them, according to Larry Merritt, a spokesman for the Independent Police Review Authority, which investigates police-involved shootings.
One person was taken in serious to critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to fire officials. The man was in surgery Saturday night, according to a police statement.
Gun recovered, good guys go home, bad guy to jail. But of course, the usual suspects are spouting off their ghetto law degrees to the media, who gleefully print it.