25 May 2019 - Police Involved Shooting - 1100 S
CHICAGO – On Saturday, May 25, 2019 at approximately 10:11 p.m., 11th District tactical officers were on routine patrol addressing large crowds in the vicinity of the 1100 block of S. Whipple, when they observed a male subject drinking an alcoholic beverage in a vacant lot. The officers exited their vehicle and approached the subject to conduct a field interview at which time the subject fled on foot. Officers pursued the offender to an alley where he fired his weapon in the direction of the officers, which resulted in the officers discharging their weapons, striking the offender. The offender was transported to an area hospital for treatment of his wounds and is listed in critical condition. No officers were struck by gunfire and a weapon was recovered on scene.
On Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at approximately 7:37 PM, 4th District officers observed an armed subject in the 7400 block of South Bennett. Officers pursued the subject to the rear of a residence where an armed confrontation ensued. Officers discharged their weapons striking the offender who was transported to the University of Chicago Hospital in critical condition.
On Saturday, February 16th, 2019 at approximately 8:31 PM, 10th District Tactical Officers attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation. While following the vehicle, officers observed the car strike a parked vehicle and curb before coming to a stop in the 2100 Block of South Keeler. A male passenger exited the vehicle at which time an armed confrontation ensued, causing an officer to discharge his weapon, striking the offender. The offender was transported to an area hospital for treatment of his wounds and is in critical condition. Two weapons were recovered on scene.