CHICAGO (CBS) — Police both Tased and shot a man they said was brandishing a knife at officers in West Rogers Park Sunday evening.
At 7:22 p.m., officers were called for an assault in progress near Devon Avenue and Rockwell Street and were met by the man brandishing the knife. One of the officers fired one shot at the suspect. Police initially said the man with the knife was not wounded, but later said he suffered a graze wound to the upper right thigh.READ MORE: COVID Test Confusion After Suburban Family Believes They Got False Result from University Of Illinois SHIELD Program
Another officer used a Taser on the man, who was taken into custody and also taken to a local hospital for treatment.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Defense Attorney Calls For Mistrial And Accuses Judge Of Lunging At Her; Judge Denies Claims And Motion
One officer was also taken to a local hospital for observation, police said.MORE NEWS: CTA Red, Orange, Green Line Trains Left Standing At Roosevelt During Afternoon Rush Due To Police Activity
The Civilian Office of Police Accountability was investigating the incident Sunday night. The officers involved will be placed on routine administrative duties for 30 days as per protocol.