Police shoot man on city's West Side

August 15, 2010 8:06:30 AM PDT
Police shot a man who reportedly pointed a gun at officers Saturday night on the West Side.

Officers were responding to a call of shots fired near Kedzie and West 15th Street. They saw a man who got in a van and took off.

According to police, the van stopped in the 1900-block of South Sawyer, the suspect got out and pointed a gun at officers.

Police responded by shooting the suspect. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

No officers were injured.