Police-Involved Shooting

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Investigators: Police Officers Justified In Fatal Shooting Of Elderly Man

The Lake County Major Crimes Task Force has determined police officers in Lake Station, Indiana, were justified when they shot and killed an elderly man who pointed a shotgun at them, and a report sheds some light on what appeared to have been a “suicide by cop.”

12/12/2014

Lake Station City Hall. (Credit: CBS)

Police Shoot, Kill Elderly Man Armed With Shotgun Outside Lake Station City Hall

Police said three Lake Station officers confronted the man around 10:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Lake Station City Hall, which also houses the Lake Station Police Department.

12/09/2014

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Off-Duty Police Sergeant Shoots, Kills Gunman In Mount Greenwood

The sergeant watched the 45-year-old man shoot another male about 6:30 p.m. in a business near 111th Street and Spaulding Avenue, according police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Officers could be seen investigating inside Blackthorn Pub, at 3300 W. 111th St.

12/08/2014

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Two In Custody After Police Chase, Crash In West Lawn

Two suspects were taken into custody Thursday afternoon after they sped away from Chicago Police officers attempting to question them in the West Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

11/21/2014

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State Police: No Reason To Frisk Man Who Was Shot And Killed At Hospital

Illinois State Police were defending their decision not to frisk a man who was taken to Highland Park Hospital after a traffic crash a few days ago, before the man was shot and killed by police when he pulled out a gun in the emergency room.

11/07/2014

A police car patrols the parking lot outside Highand Park Hospital, after police officers shot and killed a man who had become "aggressive" and refused orders to drop a handgun. (Credit: CBS)

Man Shot, Killed By Police At Highland Park Hospital

Highland Park police said the man was reported to be aggressive while at the hospital early Monday morning, and when officers showed up, the man pulled out a handgun.

11/03/2014

The scene from the police involved shooting Saturday night in Englewood. / Photo from NVP.

Man Shot By Police In Englewood Charged With Assault

Kurtis Garrett, 32 of the 6200 block of South Ada Street, was charged with two felony counts of aggravated assault of a peace officer, police said in a statement early Monday.

11/03/2014

A male was shot by Chicago Police and seriously wounded Wednesday night after he opened fire at officers in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Teen Shot By Police Charged With Attempted Murder

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder after he opened fire at Chicago Police officers and was then shot by police Wednesday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

11/01/2014

A male was shot by Chicago Police and seriously wounded Wednesday night after he opened fire at officers in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police Shoot Man In Back Of The Yards After Witnessing Gunfight

About 11 p.m., officers conducting a traffic stop in the 5100 block of South Wood saw two males exchanging gunfire from opposite sides of the street, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

10/30/2014

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Mother Of Man Shot And Killed By Police Sues Officers

Dorothy Holmes filed the lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court on behalf of her son, Ronald Johnson. About 12:35 a.m. on Oct. 12, the 25-year-old Johnson was shot by Chicago Police in the 5400 block of South King Drive. He was pronounced dead less than an hour later.

10/30/2014

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Male Fatally Shot By Police In Maywood

Maywood police shot a male early Saturday morning after he reached for a gun in his waistband, police said.

10/25/2014

The Independent Police Review Authority was investigating a police-involved shooting that happened Thursday night in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

One Dead, Two Injured After Robbery Attempt, Police-Involved Shooting

Shortly before midnight, police officers saw two armed men approach two other men walking down an alley near the 7900 block of South Justine Street, police said. The suspects announced a robbery, and when they spotted police, the suspects shot the two men in the alley.

10/24/2014

The intersection of 41st and Pulaski, where a Chicago police officer shot and killed a 17-year-old boy who refused orders to drop a knife he had used to slash the tire of a squad car. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police Shoot, Kill Knife-Wielding Teen On South Side

Chicago police shot and killed a 17-year-old boy in the Archer Heights neighborhood Monday night, after he allegedly ignored orders to drop a knife.

10/21/2014

Authorities investigate after a fatal police-involved shooting near Washington Park early Sunday. / photo from Network Video Productions

Chicago Police Fatally Shoot Suspect In Washington Park

-An investigation is underway after Chicago Police shot and killed a 26-year-old man who pointed a gun at officers overnight.

10/12/2014

A Chicago Police officer was struck by a car and the suspect was shot by police Saturday night on the Near West Side, police said. | NVP News video

Man Shot By Chicago Police, Officer Struck By Car On Near West Side

An undercover Chicago Police officer is recovering after he was hit by a car during an arrest, forcing other officers to open fire on the suspect Saturday evening on the Near West Side.

09/14/2014

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Two Hurt In Crash After Police Shooting, Chase On South Side

Two people were injured Wednesday morning, when their car crashed and flipped over as they were fleeing police officers who fired shots when the suspects allegedly tried to run them over.

09/03/2014

Surveillance camera footage shows an off-duty Chicago police officer shooting Marlon Horton on Sept. 7, 2013, outside a CHA building. (Credit: YouTube)

Attorney Seeks Federal Probe Of Fatal Police Shooting Last Year

Attorneys for an unarmed man who was shot and killed last year by an off-duty Chicago police officer have asked the U.S. Justice Department to investigate the shooting.

09/03/2014

Protesters holding signs of people shot and killed by police called for U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder to launch a federal investigation into police shootings nationwide. (Credit: Facebook)

Protesters Demand Federal Investigation Into Police Shootings

Protesters gathered outside the Dirksen Federal Building on Wednesday, saying the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., and statistics regarding fatal police-involved shootings in the Chicago area show it’s time for a sweeping federal investigation into police conduct.

08/27/2014

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Man Killed In Police-Involved Shooting In Chatham

About 9 p.m., two males were shooting at each other in the 900 block of East 80th Street, police said. One of the males and two other people — a male and female — were shot.

08/25/2014

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Teen Killed In Police-Involved Shooting In East Garfield Park

Police responded to a complaint of armed men in the 2800 block of West Polk Street on Sunday night; and when officers approached the men matching the descriptions in the complaint, one began running away, police said. He ran through a gangway and took a gun out from his waistband.

He ran through a gangway and took a gun out from his waistband, police said. An officer told him to drop his weapon, but he went to “an elevated position” and pointed his gun at the officer, according to police.

08/25/2014

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