The 37-year-old officer was returning home from work around 10:30 p.m., still wearing his uniform, standing in the alley behind his mother’s home in the 2800 block of South Tripp Avenue, when someone in a minivan opened fire on him, police said.
James Tillman, 21, was charged with attempted first-degree murder, aggravated battery/discharge firearm, and attempted aggravated vehicular hijacking, according to Chicago Police.
The attack on Chicago’s Northwest Side has put residents on edge, CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.
It was just before 7 in the morning and the rain was pouring down, when 39-year-old Randy Ho heard the car crash outside his home in Woodstock, and saw that a woman was hurt.
An off-duty Chicago police officer allegedly ran his car into a young woman riding her bicycle and later blamed her for causing the accident, the Sun-Times is reporting.
An off-duty Chicago Police officer subdued a man who was attempting to rob a gas station with a BB gun Friday night in the West Loop.
An off-duty Chicago Police officer suffered minor injuries after a man tried to run him over with a car in the Little Village neighborhood Wednesday night.
An off-duty Chicago Police officer was dressed as a clown and leaving a community event for toddlers when he fatally shot a man trying to rob him on the South Side Friday night.
An off-duty Chicago Police officer’s service weapon discharged during a struggle with a man who allegedly tried to disarm him late Saturday in the Wrigleyville neighborhood, police said.
Chicago police are searching for the killer of one of their own. A veteran SWAT team officer was found murdered inside his SUV Monday night. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.