An off-duty police officer shot a man in the leg Saturday morning during a fight over dog feces left in the officer's yard, police said.
The man was treated at a hospital and released. The officer was treated at a hospital for cuts and bruises on his head and released.
Police did not name the two men but said the man who was shot would be charged with aggravated assault.
The officer was outside his home shortly before noon on the 6400 block of Oakley Street in Lawndale when he saw a dog defecate in his front yard, police said. He asked the dog's owner, a 39-year-old man from the 6400 block of Argyle Street, to clean up. After a verbal argument between the two, the dog owner left.