Police: Man With Sawed-Off Shotfun Wounded By Cops

CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Police have shot and wounded a man near Humboldt Park.

It happened about 4:30 in the morning.

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Fraternal Order of Police Spokesman Pat Camden says someone on the street told police that a man had a gun in a car near Central Park and Chicago.

Camden says officers stopped the car and told the man they wanted to see his hands.

“He’s very reluctant… kind of hunched-over at the steering wheel. The officer standing on the passenger side shines a light into the car. He now sees the guy straightening up. He’s got a sawed-off shotgun in his hand, pointed at the officer.

“At that point, the officer defends himself and fires two shots.”

Camden says the man took off in his car – but crashed it several blocks away…

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