CHICAGO (CBS) — A person is in custody Thursday afternoon, after a Chicago police officer fired shots during a foot chase in the Woodlawn neighborhood.
Police said, shortly after noon, officers responded to a call of a person with a gun near 63rd Street and King Drive. When they arrived, officers spotted a male holding a gun.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Defense Attorney Calls For Mistrial And Accuses Judge Of Lunging At Her; Judge Denies Claims And Motion
An officer fired his weapon during an “armed confrontation” and after brief foot chase, the suspect was arrested and a weapon was recovered at the scene.READ MORE: 2 Injured In Shooting On Dan Ryan Expressway Near 57th Street
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Area One detectives and the Civilian Office of Police Accountability were investigating.
Police involved shooting in 6300 blk of S. King Drive @ChicagoCAPS03 No injuries reported. One offender in custody and offender’s weapon recovered. @Area1Detectives and @ChicagoCOPA continue to investigate. #ChicagoPolice pic.twitter.com/IhDQ6Px149
— Tom Ahern (@TomAhernCPD) March 11, 2021