Police shot and killed a gun-wielding man after responding to a call of a domestic dispute in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side early Thursday morning.
An officer shot the 58-year-old man
after he refused to drop an "automatic assault weapon,". He died at the scene,.
The daughter of the man's girlfriend had called police shortly
before 2:30 a.m. and said there was a domestic dispute and the man had a gun.
The girlfriend initially waved off police from the
first-floor entry to the apartment, which is located above a convenience store.
But her daughter appeared in the upstairs window and told officers to come up
When they entered, the man appeared from behind
a door holding a handgun, similar to TEC 9 or MAC 11 pistols.
An officer shot the man twice after he raised the gun toward police