Chicago police wounded a gunman who they saw fatally shot a man late Tuesday night in the city's Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.
The shooting occurred at about 10 p.m. near 79th Street and Hermitage Avenue. Early
reports stated the shooting occurred in the 7800 block of South Marshfield
Uniformed officers from the Gresham police district
heard gunshots on Hermitage and pulled up in time to see a gunman firing shots
at a male standing across the street.
The officers, in full uniform, identified themselves and the offender
turns and starts shooting at the police.
The officers returned fire, striking the gunman. The male that
the gunman fired on was dead at the scene.
The gunman was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in unknown
Police recovered a handgun, a mask and gloves from the gunman