14-year old allegedly shot by officer

March 8, 2008 8:01:35 AM PST
Chicago police are investigating a shooting involving a 14-year-old boy.Investigators say Geronimo Alatriste was shot by an off-duty, Cook County probationary officer around 5 p.m. Friday in the Pilsen neighborhood.

Police are still investigating, but Geronimo's mother claims her son's toolbox accidentally hit the officer's car, and the officer got out and started shooting.

Geronimo is hospitalized in stable condition.


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