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02 Jan 17 – Statement – ODPO involved shooting

January 2, 2017
Preliminary Statement on shooting involving Off-Duty P.O. – 2500 block of N. Lowell
CHICAGO – On January 2, 2017, at approximately 9:30 a.m., an off-duty Officer assigned to
the Mass Transit Unit was involved in an altercation with a male known to him in front of a
residence on the 2500 block of N. Lowell. The incident escalated, resulting in the off-duty
officer discharging his weapon, striking the male multiple times. The male was transported to
an area hospital where he was pronounced.  The investigation remains on-going between both the Chicago Police Department and the Independent Police Review Authority.