On Wednesday June 6th, 2018 at approximately 8:15 p.m., 2nd District Tactical
Officers were conducting a narcotics investigation in the 300 Block of East 47th St. Officers
responded to the area at which point the offender fled on foot prompting officers to give chase.
Responding officers commanded him to stop at which point the man produced a weapon and
an armed encounter between the offender and police ensued. An officer discharged his
weapon fatally striking the offender. The man was transported to an area hospital where he
succumbed to his wounds. A weapon was recovered at the scene. A Sergeant was taken to
an area hospital for an injury he sustained during the foot pursuit.06 JUN 2018 - Police Involved Shooting - 300 Block of Eat 47th St