CHICAGO (CBS) — An officer shot an armed suspect in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on Wednesday night.
Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the shooting happened near Wilcox and Pulaski “after an armed encounter between police and suspects.”READ MORE: 15-Year-Old Benjamin Kagan, Who Helped Hundreds Of Seniors Find COVID-19 Shots, Now Has His Own
CPD & @ChicagoCOPA are both on scene independently gathering preliminary information. The below weapon was recovered from the offender following the armed encounter which led to him being shot by police. CPD will brief media shortly. pic.twitter.com/7HbvpnjAop
— Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) December 5, 2019READ MORE: More Accusers And More Allegations Of Abuse Against Trusted Hockey Coach Tom 'Chico' Adrahtas
At least one offender was struck.
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