Chicago police shooting in Pullman leaves 1 critically injured, fire department says

Chicago police shooting in Pullman leaves 1 critically injured, fire department says

CHICAGO (TOC) — An individual is in important situation after being shot by a Chicago police officer in Pullman Friday night time.

Police confirmed the incident had taken place close to 112th and Langley on the South Facet, however didn’t provide any additional particulars.

The Chicago Hearth Division mentioned an grownup was critically injured within the taking pictures. They had been taken to Christ Hospital, fireplace officers mentioned.

A Chicago police spokesman mentioned no officers had been injured within the incident. The spokesman mentioned the taking pictures occurred round 5:40 p.m. close to Langley Playground. Police initially mentioned they had been responding to a home incident however later corrected themselves and mentioned it was a name for a person with a gun.

Police mentioned the person pointed a gun at officers, at which era at the very least one officer fired his or her weapon, putting the person.

Three weapons had been recovered on the scene: two weapons and a knife, police mentioned.

Individuals who stay close by mentioned they heard seven to eight gunshots after which the sound of a girl screaming. That lady was a witness to the taking pictures, they mentioned, not concerned in it.

There was a big police presence on the scene, with at the very least a dozen officers and investigators responding and a cellular command unit.

The Civilian Workplace of Police Accountability confirmed they had been on the scene to research as properly. Police mentioned officers had been carrying physique cameras.

It is a breaking information story. Verify again with ABC7Chicago.com for updates.

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