Report: Police shoot man who attacked officer

June 26, 2008 6:33:00 AM PDT
Police were apparently involved in a shooting in the western suburbs early Thursday morning. Around 1:30 a.m., a bar fight reportedly broke out outside a bar in Unincorporated Cook County near Forest View.

A Forest View police officer was the first on the scene. One of the people involved in the fight apparently started attacking the officer with a crutch. Police say that officer had no choice but to shoot the man.

Cook County Public Integrity Unit is investigating.

The man who was shot by police was taken to Loyola Medical Center in critical condition.