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.
This alert gives notice to eight recent residential burglaries that have occurred within the boundaries of the 4th District (South Chicago) in the South Shore neighborhood. In these cases, an unknown offender entered the apartments by kicking in a door and removed property from within. Incidents occurred in the daytime while residents were at work. The area targeted is between the 7500-7900 blocks of Yates to Marquette.