May 9, 2021 21:41

Lawndale Shooting

010 District:

  • A person was shot by police Saturday in Lawndale on the West Side.

    Officers with the Community Safety Team were investigating a vehicle that was illegally parked in a tow zone about 3:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of South Karlov when a female inside the car “began exhibiting characteristics of an armed person,” Chicago police said.

    An “armed confrontation” broke out shortly after between the officers and the female, who suffered multiple gunshot wounds, police said.

    Fire officials said the woman, believed to be in her 20s, and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.

Cops unhurt.

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