Man arrested after pulling knife on CPD officers in West Rogers ParkSun-Times Wireon July 12, 2021 at 2:42 am

A man was arrested Sunday after he pulled a knife on officers in West Rogers Park, according to Chicago police.

About 7:20 p.m., officers responded to calls of an assault in progress in the 2600 block of West Devon Avenue, and were approached by a man who pulled out a knife and pointed it towards them, Chicago police said.

One officer fired a single shot towards the man, but did not strike him, police said. A second officers tased the man, and he was then taken into custody.

The man was taken to the hospital for an observation, police said. One officer was also taken to the hospital for an observation.

The officers involved have been placed on routine administrative duties for 30 days, police said.

The specifics of the incident, including a comprehensive use of force investigation, are being investigated by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability with the full cooperation of the Chicago Police Department.

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