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Police fatally shoot armed man, one officer goes to hospital for observation

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Chicago police investigate an officer-involved shooting where a man was killed on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, in the 400 block of West Blackhawk Street. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS)


Adriana Pérez

Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — A man was killed in an exchange of gunfire with police officers in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood Sunday morning, according to police.

Officers were investigating reports of an armed man in the 400 block of West Blackhawk Street shortly after 5 a.m. They encountered a man with a gun at the location and shots were fired, police said.

The man was shot and died at the scene. Police said they found a weapon nearby. One police officer went to the hospital for observation.

The Civilian Office for Police Accountability is investigating, while the officers involved are placed on routine administrative duties for 30 days.

Chicago police investigate an officer-involved shooting where a man was killed on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, in the 400 block of West Blackhawk Street. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

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