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Preliminary Statement on Police Involved Shooting In the 2000 block of East 71st ST
14 Jul 2018

14 JUL 2018 - Police Involved Shooting - 2000 block of East 71st St
On Saturday July 14, 2018 at approximately 5:31 p.m., 3rd District Police Officers were on foot patrol in the vicinity of the 2000 block of East 71st St. The officers approached a male subject exhibiting characteristics of an armed person, when an armed confrontation ensued resulting in an officer discharging his weapon and fatally striking the offender. The offender was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced.  A weapon was recovered at the scene. No other injuries were reported.

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