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Gunman Shoots, Kills Man Right In Front Of Police

87th Place Shooting

A man was shot and killed overnight in the 700 block of East 87th Place. Police witnessed the shooting. (Credit: CBS)

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CHICAGO (CBS) — A gunman was behind bars Thursday morning, after police say he brazenly shot and kill a man right in front of officers.

The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday on 87th Place near Langley Avenue.

Gresham District officers say they saw the suspect shoot a 58-year-old man several times in the head. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police told the Chicago Tribune.

The 30-year-old suspect ran off, but police caught up with him.

The identity of the victim has not been released.