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Police shooting injures man on West 76th Street

Tuesday, October 01, 2013
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Chicago police shot and injured a man in the 1300-block of West 76th Street late Monday.

According to police, officers were called to the area because of a report of a man with a gun. When officers approached him, they say he ran, then turned and pointed a weapon at them.

The officers opened fire. Riley Thomas, 22, was shot in the elbow and was in custody at Holy Cross Hospital Tuesday.

Police say a weapon was recovered at the scene.

No officers were hurt.

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