Police shoot suspect in leg during chase

July 2, 2009 (CHICAGO) Officers say they pulled over a car that was driving erratically near Madison and Whipple. Two men got out and fled on foot; a third drove off in the vehicle.

Police say one of the offenders pulled a gun and fired at an officer, who then shot the suspect in the leg. Another suspect was caught nearby.

A firearm was recovered from the scene, police say. The officer was not hurt, and the injured suspect was taken to the hospital.

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