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Man shot by police after pulling knife on officers in West Rogers Park

One officer fired a shot and grazed the man in the thigh, police said. A second officer tased the man, and he was taken into custody.

A man was stabbed Sept. 21, 2021, in River North.
A man was arrested July 11, 2021, after pulling a knife on Chicago police officers in West Rogers Park.
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A man was shot by police after pulling pulled a knife on two officers in West Rogers Park Sunday evening, according to Chicago police.

The officers had responded to calls of an assault in the 2600 block of West Devon Avenue and were approached by a man who pulled out a knife and pointed it toward them about 7:20 p.m., police said.

One officer fired a shot and grazed the man in the thigh, police said. A second officer there tased the man, and he was taken into custody.

The man was taken to a hospital for treatment of his wound, police said. One officer was also taken to the hospital for observation.

The officers have been placed on routine administrative duties for 30 days, police said.

The incident is being investigated by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability.