Man photographing schools shot dead by police near Chicago

ZION, Ill. (AP) — Police outside Chicago say man shot by officers after taking photographs of schools has died.

Lake County Major Crime Task Force Detective Christopher Covelli says officers dispatched to north suburban Zion for a suspicious person Wednesday morning began chasing the man on foot and a struggle ensued in which the man was shot. He was pronounced dead at a Waukegan hospital.

Covelli says the man appeared to be wearing body armor.

The man’s name hasn’t been released, nor have those of the officers involved in the shooting.

Zion Police Chief Steve Dumyahn says no other suspects are at large.

At least seven schools were placed on lockdown during the incident.

In April, a Zion police officer shot and killed a 17-year-old fleeing officers after trying to illegally buy a gun.