Gunman shot during police foot chase

A 25-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 7300 block of South Hoyne Avenue after police responded to a call about a stolen vehicle.

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Chicago police investigate the scene of an officer-involved shooting in the 7300 block of South Hoyne Avenue in Englewood on Sunday. | Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Times

A man was shot by a Chicago police officer during a pursuit Sunday afternoon in West Englewood on the South Side.

Officers were responding to a call of a stolen vehicle in the 7400 block of South Hoyne Avenue around 3 p.m., Chicago police said.

The man, 25, got out of the vehicle armed with a gun and officers began to pursue him, police said. They followed him for one block, where an officer pulled out his weapon and fired a shot, striking the suspect in the leg.

Chicago police work the scene of an officer involved shooting in the 7300 block of S. Hoyne Ave. in the Englewood neighborhood, Sept. 17, 2023.

Chicago police work the scene of an officer-involved shooting in the 7300 block of S. Hoyne Ave. in Englewood on Sunday. | Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Officers recovered a gun with an extended magazine and rendered first aid to the man before paramedics arrived, police said.

He was taken in serious condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

No officers were wounded.

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability is investigating.

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