Chicago, Illinois – A man was shot and killed by Chicago police in the Little Village neighborhood as officers responded to a shooting call in the area.
Police said the uniforms responded to a shooting in the area of 24th Street and Hamlin Avenue around 12:30 pm When they arrived near the scene, they said they saw a gray Ford Focus flee.
Officers tried to stop the car, which ended up crashing into a pole. That’s when the police said the driver, who was armed, got out of the car and ran away. Another man and a woman were also seen exiting the vehicle.
During the chase, the officers fired several shots, hitting the subject in the rear.
Two weapons were recovered at the site; a revolver at the location where the suspect was shot and a semi-automatic pistol was discovered in the back seat of the Ford Focus, where a second man was detained.
The woman who fled the scene is still at large, police said.
The authorities said that all the evidence will be turned over to the Civil Police Responsibility Office.
Police said a man suffered a head injury from the initial shooting that prompted a response from the uniformed officers. It is said to be in good condition in a hospital.