Police: Suspect in shooting ran over cop's foot

January 22, 2010 1:46:54 PM PST
Chicago police shot a suspected car thief in the Humboldt Park neighborhood Thursday night on the 4300- block of West Augusta.The 27-year-old is hospitalized in critical condition.

Police say the suspect was in a stolen car and when they tried to arrest him he ran over an officer's foot. That's when officers opened fire, according to CPD officials. The Independent Police Review Authority is investigating.

The officer was treated for his injury and released from the hospital.


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