Police shoot 19-year-old on South Side

September 14, 2011 5:20:48 AM PDT
A 19-year-old man is recovering after being shot by Chicago police Tuesday night in the 7300 block of South Morgan.

Police say they were trying to conduct a field interview when the man refused to stop, pulled a gun from his waistband and pointed it at officers.

One officer fired his weapon, hitting the man. No one else was hurt.

Officers say a gun was recovered at the scene. According to a Fraternal Order of Police spokesman, the man has non-life threatening injuries.

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