Man hurt in West Side police shooting

September 30, 2009 2:41:40 PM PDT
A Chicago police officer shot and wounded a man who reportedly pointed a gun at officers. Uniformed officers were responding to a call of shots fired around 1:30 Wednesday morning near Trumbull and Ogden. Officers spotted a vehicle leaving that area at a high rate of speed.

Investigators say the man in the vehicle pointed a gun at officers as they approached the car. That's when officers opened fire.

The man's injuries are not life threatening.

The Independent Police Review Authority is investigating.


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