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.

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The man with the gun allegedly turned his weapon toward officers, who, fearing for their life, opened fire and wounded him.

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Riverdale Fire Department paramedics transported the man to Christ Hospital, in Oak Lawn. No condition report was immediately available.

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The Cook County State’s Attorney’s office and Illinois State Police Public Integrity Task Force investigators were investigating the shooting.