CHICAGO – The Latest on a shooting in Chicago that police say left three officers wounded and one suspect dead (all times local):
A shootout between Chicago police and a suspect in drug activity on the city's West Side has left one man dead and three police officers wounded.
Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said late Monday night that the officers are being treated at a hospital for injuries that are not life-threatening.
Guglielmi says the shooting occurred as five police officers were investigating reported drug activity in a residential area.
Guglielmi says the officers observed two men acting suspiciously and decided to investigate further, announcing their presence. One of the men ran into a gangway between two buildings and opened fire in the direction of the officers, hitting three of them multiple times.
One of the officers returned fire, fatally injuring the suspect, who hasn't been identified.
A Chicago police spokesman says three officers have been shot and have injuries that are not life-threatening.
Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted that the officers were taken to a hospital Monday night.
He provided no further details and couldn't immediately be reached by The Associated Press.
Larry Merritt, a spokesman for the Independent Police Review Authority, told the Chicago Sun-Times the officers were shot in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the city's West Side.