Police fatally shoot man on South Side

June 7, 2011 2:06:40 PM PDT
An investigation is under way into a fatal police involved shooting early Tuesday morning.

It started when officers responded to a call of a domestic battery in the 6200-block of South Wolcott.

Investigators say 29-year-old Flint Farmer was running from the scene and pointed what was believed to be a weapon at officers. Police opened fire, killing Farmer.

The Chicago Tribune reports he had a cell phone and no gun was found.

The Independent Police Review Authority is investigating.

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