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Joliet officers reportedly shoot armed man

Published: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 10:38 p.m. CDT

JOLIET – Police officers reportedly shot an armed man during a confrontation Wednesday night.

The incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. at Mills Road and Route 53.

According to police reports, officers were following a man being sought for arrest when he got out of the vehicle while holding a gun.

The man was taken to a local hospital. His condition was not available at press time.

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