Investigation underway following officer-involved shooting in Chicago suburb
CHICAGO - Joliet police shot an armed man while responding to a domestic disturbance near an apartment building Saturday morning.
Officers were called to the 900 block of Lois Place in Joliet around 4:47 a.m. for a possible domestic disturbance.
When they arrived, officers encountered a man firing a handgun.
Officers shot the suspect and rendered medical aid. The suspect was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
Following department policy, the officers involved were taken to a local hospital.
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The Will-Grundy Major Crimes Task Force is currently conducting the investigation.
Police say this was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.