Officer shoots man with tire iron in Austin area, police say

September 24, 2012 5:46:06 AM PDT
Chicago police shot a man who allegedly threatened an officer with a tire iron.

According to police, four officers approached a group of people in an alley in the 200-block of North Lockwood early Monday when two people took off running.

Police say one the suspects pulled out a tire iron and threatened an officer. The officer shot the man in the arm.

No police officers were hurt. Two of the four suspects escaped.


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