Police-Involved Shooting

Kenneth Williams, Idella R. Hamilton | Cook County sheriff's office, Chicago Police

Man Charged After Being Shot By CPD Officers In Englewood

A South Side man has been charged after Chicago Police officers shot him early Wednesday in Englewood when they say he pointed a gun at them.

07/25/2015

Police officers cordon off the scene after two officers shot a man who allegedly pointed a gun at them. Witnesses claimed the man did not have a gun, and was not a threat to police. (Credit: CBS)

Police Officers Shoot Man In Englewood

Chicago police officers shot a man who allegedly pointed a gun at them early Wednesday in the Englewood neighborhood, although some residents said police shot an unarmed man during a memorial for a friend who died in a crash three years ago.

07/22/2015

Former supervising investigator for the IPRA Lorenzo Davis. (Credit: CBS)

Investigator Claims IPRA Fired Him For Refusal To Change Findings In Police Shootings

Lorenzo Davis is a former supervising investigator for the board. He says he was fired eleven days ago for refusing to change his findings on six shootings.

07/20/2015

Chicago police shot a man in Old Town early Monday. Police said the man had been beating another man with a baseball bat. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police Shoot Suspect In Old Town

Police said officers responded to a street brawl near the intersection of Halsted Street and Clybourn Avenue around 4:30 a.m. When they arrived, the officers saw one man beating another with a baseball bat.

07/20/2015

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Chicago Police Officer Shoots Robbery Suspect In Heart Of Chicago

A Chicago Police officer shot a robbery suspect who pointed a gun at authorities early Sunday in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood, police said.

07/19/2015

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Man Shot And Killed By Chicago Police Officer In Greater Grand Crossing

A Chicago police officer shot and killed a man who allegedly pointed a gun at him Thursday night in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.

07/10/2015

Joseph Laudicina (Credit: Crystal Lake Police)

Man Shot By Crystal Lake Police Released From Hospital Into Custody

Joseph Laudicina, 29, whose last known address was in the 1100 block of North Fischer Drive in Addison, was arrested at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday after being released from Centegra Hospital in Woodstock, according to a statement from Crystal Lake police.

07/09/2015

Crystal Lake Police and Illinois State Police investigate after a Crystal Lake officer shot a man early Monday morning. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Police: Crystal Lake Officer Shoots Knife-Wielding Suspect

A man was in critical condition Monday morning, after a Crystal Lake police officer shot him, when the man allegedly lunged at the officer with a knife.

06/22/2015

Officers on the scene of a police-involved shooting in the South Shore. (Credit: CBS)

Cop Shoots Suspect In South Shore

The officer told the 23-year-old man to drop the gun and put his hands up, but instead he turned and raised the gun toward the officer, authorities said.

06/20/2015

The dashcam shows the Chicago police officer firing several shots at the moving car. (Video obtained by the Chicago Reporter)

Watch: Dashcam Video Shows Chicago Police Officer Firing At Black Teens In Car

The video shows the officer firing at the car as it was backing away during a traffic stop in December 2013. Two of the teens were hurt.

06/17/2015

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Police: Harvey Officer Fatally Shot Suspected Armed Robber Outside Church

A man suspected in a string of dollar store robberies in south suburban Harvey was shot to death by police outside a church Sunday afternoon.

05/17/2015

FBI Investigating 2013 Police Shooting Of Two Teens In Roseland

The teens were wounded on Dec. 22 near 95th and La Salle after Chicago Police officers curbed a stolen car packed with joyriders, the department said in a statement after the incident.

05/15/2015

Justus Howell, a Zion teen, was killed in a police-involved shooting. (CBS)

No Charges Against Zion Police Officer Who Shot And Killed Justus Howell

Lake County prosecutors announced an investigation has determined a Zion police officer was justified when he shot and killed 17-year-old Justus Howell last month.

05/14/2015

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Robbery Suspect Who Charged At Officer Wounded After Setting Off Cop’s Gun

The Chicago police union says an officer “inadvertently” shot an armed robbery suspect early Friday, after the suspect elbowed the officer in the chest in Canaryville.

05/01/2015

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Police Officer Shoots Armed Robbery Suspect In Canaryville

A suspected armed robber was shot after Chicago Police say he charged at an officer in the South Side Canaryville neighborhood, making the officer’s gun discharge.

05/01/2015

Justus Howell, a Zion teen, was killed in a police-involved shooting. (CBS)

Autopsy Concludes Zion Teen’s Death Was Homicide

Howell was shot while fleeing police about 2 p.m. on April 4, near 24th and Galilee, police said. A handgun was recovered, police said. Two witnesses have told the Sun Times that Howell was not armed at the time of the shooting.

04/28/2015

Justus Howell, a Zion teen, was killed in a police-involved shooting. (CBS)

Investigators Gathering Video In Probe Of Fatal Police Shooting Of Zion Teen

Lake County Major Crimes Task Force Cmdr. George Filenko said investigators were chasing down some 50 leads into the circumstances surrounding the death of Justus Howell of Waukegan.

04/24/2015

Police taped off an area near East 74th Street and South Merrill Avenue after a Chicago Police officer shot a person Friday night in the South Shore neighborhood. | Reema Amin/Sun-Times Media

Police Fatally Shoot Man In South Shore

Chicago police shot and killed an 18-year-old man last night, after officers say he pointed a gun at them, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

04/18/2015

Justus Howell, a Zion teen, was killed in a police-involved shooting. (CBS)

Demonstrators Gather In Zion, Scene Of Police-Involved Shooting

About 200 people gathered Saturday in front of the Zion Police Department after the shooting death of a teen last week by police.

04/11/2015

Justus Howell, a Zion teen, was killed in a police-involved shooting. (CBS)

Coroner: Teen Killed By Zion Police Shot Twice In Back

Relatives of a 17-year-old boy fatally shot by a Zion police officer called for justice for Justus Howell on Sunday. Family members said he was shot twice in the back, which authorities confirmed.

04/06/2015

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