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CPD News Release-Preliminary Statement on Police Involved Shooting 4200 Block of South Ashland
25 Feb 2018

25 Feb 2018 - Police Involved Shooting - 4200 Block of South Ashland
On Sunday, February 25, 2018 shortly before 8:00 PM, Area South Gang Team

Officers were conducting a narcotics investigation. The investigation led to a vehicle traffic

stop in the 4200 Block of South Ashland at which point the officers directed the occupants to

exit the vehicle. While exiting the vehicle, an adult male occupant pushed an officer and then

fled on foot in the direction of multiple parked tractor trailers. A brief foot chase ensued

leading to an encounter in which an officer discharged their weapon, striking the offender. The

male victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of his wounds and is in serious

but stable condition.

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