Chicago police shot a man after he pointed a gun at officers in the West Englewood neighborhood early this morning.
Officers had been called earlier to stop a fight between the man and his stepfather, officials said. Shortly afterward, officers were sent back to the home in the 6700 block of South Wolcott Avenue for a person with a gun.The man ran out the back door and officers chased him through gangways to a neighboring house on the block, where he pointed a gun at an officer who shot him after warning him to drop the weapon.
The man, about 18 years old, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious-to-critical condition.
No officers were injured.
Police blocked off the 6700 block of South Wolcott Avenue from south of Marquette Road. Alleys were also taped off by police