- Associated Press - Monday, November 3, 2014

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) - Police in north suburban Chicago say an officer shot and killed a man who drew a handgun at a hospital.

Highland Park police say the shooting happened early Monday at Highland Park Hospital. Authorities say the Waukegan man was taken to the hospital after an accident in which the driver of the vehicle he was in was arrested for driving under the influence.

Police say they were called to the hospital because of an aggressive subject. They say police and officers tried to calm the man but he took out a handgun. Authorities say officers fired after repeated efforts to get him to drop his weapon. The man was killed. No other injuries were reported. The man wasn’t immediately identified.

The Lake County Major Crimes Task Force is investigating.

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