CHICAGO — New details have been released about a shooting involving a Chicago Police officer in West Englewood, according to police.
Police say the shooting took place around 3 p.m. on Sunday in the 7400 block of South Hoyne Avenue while officers were investigating reports of a stolen vehicle in the area.
Chicago police say when officers arrived on the scene, a man got out of the vehicle and fled on foot. Responding officers chased the man to the 7300 block of South Hoyne Avenue and police say that is when an officer fired a shot at the man, hitting him in the leg.
According to police, officers treated the man for his injuries and he was then taken to a local hospital in good condition.
Police have not identified the individual involved, but officers say it was a man in his 20s from Chicago.
Following the shooting, police say they recovered a gun with an extended magazine from the scene.
Police say one officer was taken to the hospital for observation, however, it is unclear if they sustained any injuries during the pursuit.
According to Chicago police, the specifics of the incident are being investigated by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability.
The officers involved in the shooting will be placed on routine administrative duties for 30 days, police say.
Police say an investigation into the shooting is ongoing.