Man charged with shooting cop

October 14, 2011 8:10:00 PM PDT
Charges have been filed in connection with the shooting of a Chicago police officer.

William Wright, 20, appeared in court Friday night where he was charged with attempted murder.

Investigators say at about 9:15 p.m. Thursday an officer was shot in the thigh as he chased Wright and three other suspects to question them about a report of shots fired .

The shooting occurred at 132nd and Langley on the city's Far South Side.

The officer is home from the hospital.