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Police shoot, kill stabbing suspect; another man in critical condition

Chicago police shoot, kill one man and wound another while responding to a stabbing incident


Chicago police shoot, kill one man and wound another while responding to a stabbing incident

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CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago police shot and killed a man during a stabbing incident in the Austin neighborhood on Monday evening. The stabbing victim was seriously injured during the shooting.

According to Chicago police, officers were on routine patrol in the 300 block of South Cicero Avenue just after 11 p.m. when they saw a man trying to stab another man.

Police said officers ordered the suspect to drop his weapon in an attempt to de-escalate the situation. Police said the man continued the attack and officers fired, hitting him.

He later died at a local hospital.

Police confirmed that the man who was stabbed was also shot during the shooting. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.

According to police, two officers were also taken to hospital for observation.

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The Civilian Office of Police Accountability is investigating the shooting. The officials involved will be assigned administrative duties for 30 days.

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