CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer shot and killed a man in Englewood Saturday after the man allegedly charged at police and fire personnel with a knife.
Englewood officers were called to the 7100 block of South Racine Avenue about 11:25 p.m. Saturday, police said in a statement.
According to authorities, a man with a knife had confronted paramedics and firefighters who were responding to an unrelated incident on the street.
When officers arrived, the man charged at them with his knife, police said. One of the officers opened fire, fatally striking the man.
The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office identified the man as 62-year-old Michael Myers, who lived in the 11300 block of South Indiana Avenue in Roseland. He'd been shot multiple times.
The Independent Police Review Authority is investigating.