Carjacking suspect fatally shot by police

June 15, 2011 5:01:41 AM PDT
Chicago police shot and killed a carjacking suspect near 105th Street and Lafayette Avenue Tuesday night.

Police say a driver was forced out of his pickup truck by the carjacking suspect. The victim flagged down police, who then spotted the pickup. There was a short pursuit before the suspect crashed the truck and took off on foot.

Police say they shot him when they saw him reaching for what they assumed was a gun. A weapon was recovered at the scene.

No officers were hurt.

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