Police shoot suspect in leg during chase

July 2, 2009 5:54:04 AM PDT
Chicago police say they shot a suspect accused of firing at officers after a botched robbery on the West Side.Officers say they pulled over a car that was driving erratically near Madison and Whipple. Two men got out and fled on foot; a third drove off in the vehicle.

Police say one of the offenders pulled a gun and fired at an officer, who then shot the suspect in the leg. Another suspect was caught nearby.

A firearm was recovered from the scene, police say. The officer was not hurt, and the injured suspect was taken to the hospital.


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