Chicago man shot after pulling gun in police station

By Annie Sweeney
The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Police shot a man in the arm Monday afternoon after he walked into a police station and pointed a gun at officers, authorities said.

The man, whose name was not released, walked into the Grand Crossing station, 7040 S. Cottage Grove, about 4:30 p.m., approached an officer who was on the phone and said, 'Can I have a word with you?' '' District Cmdr. John Franklin said. The officer responded by telling him yes, but to wait until he was off the phone, Franklin said.

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