Officers shoot man in South Shore

Chicago police shot and wounded a man Saturday evening in the city’s South Shore neighborhood.

No police officers were injured in the shooting, police spokesman Tom Ahern said. The shooting took place at the 2400 block of East 72nd Street just before 7 p.m.

Paramedics took the wounded man to University of Chicago Hospital, a Chicago Fire Department spokesperson said. The man’s condition stabilized, said the spokesperson who was unable to otherwise describe how the man was injured.

Police withheld details on the shooting, saying they planned to share more details at a news conference later Saturday.

Chicago’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability confirmed the shooting, asking witnesses to share information in a tweet.

Police activity in South Shore halted inbound and outbound service on the Metra Electric South Chicago train line, Metra officials wrote in a tweet. Service was restored around 8:45 p.m., but intermittent delays continued, the agency said.

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