1 shot by police in Country Club Hills

COUNTRY CLUB HILLS, Ill. (WLS) -- One person was shot by a police officer in south suburban Country Club Hills Thursday night.

Illinois State Police were called into help investigate the shooting, which happened in the 4200-block of 167th Street. The shooting occurred in an area with at least two banks, a movie theater, restaurants and other businesses.

A witness who works in one of the businesses said she saw a white car pulled over near a Bank of America and a police car pulled over nearby.

The witness said just before 8 p.m. she saw the white car come speeding across a grassy area near the bank, then get stopped by the police. She said multiple people bailed out of the car, heard several gunshots and saw a man fall to the ground.

The witness did not know what kind of confrontation took place before the shooting.

Police have not released any information about the person who was shot, or their condition.
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