Friday Morning Shootout in Mounds - One Man Shot by Police

Friday Morning Shootout in Mounds - One Man Shot by Police
By: Heartland News
MOUNDS, Ill. - Police shoot a man involved in a bar fight in Mounds Illinois early Friday morning. That's according to the Pulaski County Sheriff's Department.
Deputies tell Heartland News around 12:30 Friday morning, Mounds police were called to Mr. Ardies Tavern on North Front because of a fight. After arriving police confronted a suspect about a half block behind the bar.
According to deputies that's when the man opened fire on the police. Police shot back hitting the man at least once.

Deputies say the man was alive and talking when he was taken to a local hospital for treatment. All deputies are saying about the man is he's in his mid-thirties.

Deputies say three Mounds police officers and one Mound City officer were involved in the shootout. Investigators are not releasing any of their names at this time.