CHICAGO — Officers fatally shot a 26-year-old man who they saw shoot another man in West Englewood Friday night, according to police.
At around 11:50 p.m., the officers were on patrol in the 2000 block of West 69th Street when they saw a man firing a gun in the direction of another 26-year-old man, Chicago Police said in a statement.
The officers announced themselves as police and told the man to drop his gun, but he continued firing at the other man, police said. When he wouldn't comply, the officers opened fire on him, according to the police statement.
The man was fatally shot and his gun was recovered at the scene, police said.
The man was later identified by the Medical Examiner's Office as Darius Jones, 26, of the 2000 block of West 68th Place.
The other 26-year-old man who was shot in his abdomen was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where his condition was not released but police considered him to be stable.
The officers involved will be placed on desk duty for 30 days while the Independent Police Review Authority investigates the shooting, police said.
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