Off-duty cop shoots man in leg

June 9, 2009 2:38:40 PM PDT
A man was shot and wounded by an off-duty Chicago police officer during an apparent carjacking attempt early Tuesday morning. It happened about 5:30 a.m. in the 4500-block of West Harrison Street on the city's West Side.

The officer shot the carjacking suspect in the leg. The wounded suspect was found two blocks away and taken to a hospital in critical condition.

The Independent Police Review Authority is investigating the shooting.


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