Man critically injured in police-involved shooting in Bridgeview

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BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. — A man was critically injured in a shooting involving Bridgeview police Tuesday.

According to police, an officer’s car was rear-ended in the 10300 block of South Harlem Avenue outside Pete's Fresh Market around 7 p.m. When the officer exited his car to investigate the accident, police said the driver got out of the second vehicle and pointed a gun at the officer.

Police said the officer pulled his weapon, fired his gun and hit the driver.

An ambulance was called and the driver was taken to the hospital in critical condition, according to police.

The officer involved was not injured.

The investigation is ongoing.

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