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Man hospitalized after police-involved shooting

Published: Sunday, May 11, 2014 11:51 p.m. CDT

CHICAGO – The Independent Police Review Authority is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Chicago left a man in critical condition.

Chicago police said in Sunday news release that officers responded to a disturbance on Chicago’s West Side around 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

The officers saw a man with a handgun who started to run. The man allegedly pointed the handgun at the officers and one of the officers fired, striking the man.

The Chicago Sun-Times reported Fraternal Order of Police spokesman Pat Camden says the injured man was thought to be in his 20s.

He adds that a semi-automatic handgun was recovered from the scene.

Camden says the man was taken in critical condition to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood.

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