CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago police shot a man who was threatening officers with a tire iron late Sunday night.
The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. near Lockwood Avenue and Fulton Street in the Austin neighborhood.READ MORE: Chicago Police Officer Released From Hospital After Being Shot In Shopping Center Parking Lot At North And Sheffield Avenues
Police were investigating reports of gunfire in the area, when a group of four men ran away from the scene.
As the officers pursued the suspects on foot, police union spokesman Pat Camden said one of the suspects jumped out from behind a bush and lunged at officers while waving a tire iron.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Pleasant Parade Weather Tuesday
Officers then shot an 18-year-old suspect in the arm.
He was arrested and being treated at Mount Sinai Hospital for a non-life-threatening injury.MORE NEWS: Indiana Attorney General Files Lawsuit To Crack Down On Harassing Robocalls, And Effort May Help In Illinois Too
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