Two men are dead after police-involved shootings overnight.
The shootings were unrelated and happened in two different neighborhoods.
The first happened in East Garfield park. Police responded to a report of a possible gunman near California and Polk.
A man led them on a foot chase, eventually up the stairs to a residence. That’s when police say the suspect turned around and pointed a gun at an officer.
The officer then shot and killed the gunman on the stairs.
Police say they recovered a gun at the scene.
The second shooting happened at about 9 p.m. near 80th and Ingleside.
There was an exchange of gunfire between two men.
One gunman, and another man and woman were wounded.
When police arrived to investigate, they say they were confronted by a man who pointed a gun in their direction. Officers opened fire, killing the man.
The woman and man who were wounded are said to be in good condition.
The other man was shot in the head. There’s no word on his condition.