Man shot by an officer in exchange of gunfire on West Side: policeon December 18, 2020 at 6:37 pm

A man was shot by police Friday morning in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side, according to the Chicago Police Department.

Shots were fired at and by police in the 1500 block of North Laramie Avenue, Chicago police spokesman Tom Ahern said on Twitter.

Paramedics responded to a man shot about 11:50 a.m. at Laramie Avenue and Le Moyne Street, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford.

The man was taken to Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to his head, Langford said. He was listed in critical condition.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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