June 9, 2009 (CHICAGO) --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.