Man wounded in Chicago police shooting in West Garfield Park, CPD says

West Garfield Park shooting: CPD said officers were conducting 'investigative stop' when shots were fired
CHICAGO -- A Chicago police officer shot a man after officers were fired upon during an "investigative stop" on the West Side Sunday night, officials say. No officers were struck by gunfire.

About 8:30 p.m., officers were conducting a stop in the 200-block of North Kostner Avenue in West Garfield Park when a man fled on foot, Chicago police said.

Officers were then shot at and returned fire, striking him, according to police.

He was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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No officers suffered gunshot wounds, police said. One officer was transported to a hospital for observation and was listed in good condition.

A weapon was recovered from the scene, police said.

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability will investigate the incident.

The officers involved will be placed on routine administrative duties for a period of 30 days.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2021.)