Police shoot, kill driver on Southwest Side

November 2, 2010 3:04:29 PM PDT
Chicago Police officers shot and killed a man on the city's Southwest Side Tuesday afternoon.

It happened near 59th Street and Western Avenue.

Officers were trying to stop a driver believed to be taking part in a drug transaction. They say the driver took off, dragging a police officer for nearly a block.

An officer in fear of his life fired his weapon, killing the driver.

Police say drugs were recovered at the scene.

The officer sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries.


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