7/5 – Chicago Man shot by police in critical condition

Gang members scattered from a gang fight after police arrived to the scene near 13th Street and 56th Court in Cicero, Town spokesman Ray Hanania said.

Cops chased one of the suspects about a block and the male, whose age wasn’t available, turned and pointed his weapon at the officers, Hanania said.

Police shot him near 13th Street and 57th Court, and he was reported in critical condition at Loyola Hospital.

 

read more: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-cicero-police-shoot-suspect-during-chase-20120705,0,6943007.story

(ed. note: notice in the article how subjects are referred to as ‘gang members’, as if to place them on a level lower than people)

 

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