Preliminary Statement on Police-Involved Shooting – In the 1100 block of W. 111th St.
CHICAGO – On Friday, August 11, 2023, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Chicago Police Officers assigned to the 22nd District (Morgan Park) observed a person with a gun on the sidewalk. Officers attempted to conduct an investigatory stop when the offender fled into a residence. Officers pursued the suspect on foot and a struggle ensued, at which time the offender sustained a gunshot wound. The offender was transported to Christ Hospital in critical condition. No officers were injured in the incident. A firearm was recovered at the scene. The Incident Response Team is currently on-scene investigating.
Currently, the specifics of this incident, including the comprehensive use of force investigation, are being investigated by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability with the full cooperation of the Chicago Police Department.
The Officer(s) involved will be placed on routine administrative duties for a period of 30 days. This matter remains under investigation and all further inquiries can be directed to the Civilian Office of Police Accountability at (312) 746-3609.