Man hospitalized after police involved shooting in Pullman neighborhood

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CHICAGO – A man was hospitalized Friday night after being shot by Chicago police  in the city’s Pullman neighborhood.

Police pulled over a vehicle the man was riding in and when an officer approached, police say the man pointed a gun at them.

In a statement police say the officer fired his gun and struck the man.

The man was placed into custody and taken to the hospital.

A weapon was recovered on the scene.

Several witness told WGN they saw the driver get out while the passenger locked himself inside.  They also say police had their guns drawn as the approached the truck.  Some witnesses say they heard police say "Halt!"

Neither the man’s name nor age has been released.

This is the second police involved shooting in Chicago in less than 24 hours.

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1 Comment

  • jessie

    IT’S REALLY SAD IN CHICAGO YOU HAVE TO WATCH YOUR BACK FROM THE SHOTTER AND THE POLICE THEY HIDE BEHIDE THERE POLICE BADGES AND CONTINUE TO KILL OUR CHILDREN’S AND THE CITY MAYOR AND OUR GOVERNMENT SIT BACK AND DOES NOTHING LET’S KILL THEM ALL WE WILL CONTINUE TO LIVE IN A PREJUDICE STATE AND WORLD BLACKS WILL ALWAYS BE IN A LOSE SITUATION NO MATTER WHAT.