CPD: Officer shot teen who pointed gun at police

September 16, 2012 4:58:12 AM PDT
A 17-year-old is recovering after Chicago police shot him Saturday night on the Southwest Side.A 17-year-old is recovering after Chicago police shot him Saturday night on the Southwest Side. A 17-year-old is recovering after Chicago police shot him Saturday night on the Southwest Side.

Officers had a call about a man with a gun near 77th and south Wolcott. They say the teen fit the description and ran from officers when they approached. That's when police say the teen allegedly pointed a gun at them.

An officer shot and wounded the teen, hitting him in the rear end.

This was the second police-involved shooting in Chicago this weekend.


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