CHICAGO — A 34-year-old man suspected of being involved in a shooting that left three people wounded was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer early Sunday in East Garfield Park, police said.
At 12:23 a.m., police on patrol in the area near the 3400 block of West Madison Street heard gunfire and responded. The officers saw a man they thought was involved in the shooting and ran after him, police said.
The man ran into an alley in the 3300 block of West Monroe Street where officers confronted him, police said. One of the officers shot the armed man multiple times, police said.
The officers administered first aid until paramedics arrived, and the man was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.
The man was later identified as Herbert Johnson.
In the shooting that prompted the police chase:
A 51-year-old woman was shot in the chest and taken to an area hospital, where her condition was not available but she was listed as "stable," police said.
A 30-year-old man was hit in the buttocks and also taken to an area hospital, where his condition was not available but he was listed as "stable," police said.
And a 21-year-old woman was grazed in the left leg and taken to an area hospital, where she was listed in good condition.
A weapon was recovered at the scene, police said.
No officers were injured in the shooting. The officers involved will be placed on routine administrative duties for 30 days, police said.
Police and the Independent Police Review Authority are investigating the incident.
For more neighborhood news, listen to DNAinfo Radio here.