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.