Police shooting on South Side kills 1

March 11, 2009 4:28:07 AM PDT
There was a deadly police shooting on Chicago's South Side Tuesday night.It happened near 63rd and South Hermitage. Investigators say a man was shot and killed by an officer, and they say a gun was found at the scene.

Police say they were trying to take a man into custody when he tried to escape through a window. They say the man pointed at gun at officers as he tried to get away, and they returned fire.

The man fell to the ground and died at the scene.

Members of the Independent Police Review Authority are looking into the shooting.


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