RIVERDALE, Ill. (CBS) — Police officers in south suburban Riverdale Wednesday wounded a man who allegedly pointed a gun at them.
Police said officers were watching a large group of people at about 3 p.m. Wednesday on the corner of 142nd and School Streets. Officers then spotted several people running from the area, including one with a gun in hand.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Boy, 27-Year-Old Xavier Guzman Charged In Murder Of 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega
The man with the gun allegedly turned his weapon toward officers, who, fearing for their life, opened fire and wounded him.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Temperatures Back To The 30s, Northwest Indiana Could Get 6 Inches Of Lake Effect Snow Tonight
Riverdale Fire Department paramedics transported the man to Christ Hospital, in Oak Lawn. No condition report was immediately available.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
The Cook County State’s Attorney’s office and Illinois State Police Public Integrity Task Force investigators were investigating the shooting.