On Thursday night, a Hobart police officer saw a shooting take place between two vehicles, and someone fired shots at police as they arrived to investigate, so police returned fire.
Ortiz Glaze, 36, filed a federal lawsuit against the city and several Chicago police officers Tuesday, alleging those officers later planted a silver cellphone with his belongings to justify wounding him in the back of his left arm and back of his left thigh on April 30, 2013.
At 10:22 a.m., police received a call of a possible armed robbery at a hotel in the 16900 block of South Halsted Street, according to a statement from Harvey police. As officers were walking up to the hotel, they “encountered the suspect” who was in a vehicle in the parking lot.
Abeid Armour was 17 when a Country Club Hills police officer shot into a car Armour was driving on July 24, 2010, the lawsuit said. Armour was struck with two bullets
Officers ordered the man to put the knives down, and he moved toward police “in an aggressive manner.” Police opened fire on the man “in fear for the life of officers and occupants in the residence,” killing him, according to the statement from police.
A resident of the 100 block of Slocum Lake Road in Wauconda called police to his home about noon, believing that his roommate may be wanted by police and may have a stolen vehicle.
The shooting occurred just after 6 p.m. in the 2500 block of West 50th Street.
Chicago Police fatally shot a 19-year-old man after he pointed a gun at them, according to Fraternal Order of Police spokesman Pat Camden.
Two people are in custody after an off-duty Chicago Police officer shot one of three men who tried to break into his home Friday afternoon in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood.
Shawn Walter Bair, 22, walked into Martin’s Super Market on Jan. 15, and shot and killed 20-year-old Krystle Dikes, a store employee; and 44-year-old Rachelle Godfread, a customer at the store.
It was sunset when two tactical officers on foot spotted to men exchanging something — possibly drugs — in an alley near 43rd Street and Princeton Avenue. The officers caught one man quickly but had to chase after the other.
Area Central Gun Team officers saw two “suspicious males” near the mouth of an alley and were approaching them to conduct an interview when the males ran away, police said. One of them pointed a gun at the officers pursuing him.
Englewood District police officers were called about 9:50 p.m. about a man with a gun in the 6100 block of South Sangamon Avenue.
Two northwest suburban police officers fatally shot a suspect in a domestic battery Sunday after he slashed at them with a knife.
After an off-duty police officer escorted Rene Bustamante and Daniel Delgado out of a restaurant for causing a disturbance, they allegedly waited for him outside, one armed with a knife, the other with a gun.
Authorities have charged two people who were involved in a disturbance with an off-duty Chicago Police officer Saturday night outside a restaurant in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Shortly before 10 p.m., the off-duty sergeant was pumping gas at a Citgo near 103rd and Cottage Grove, when three men approached, and one of them pointed a gun at the officer.
About 10:30 a.m., the man entered the Walgreens in the 5200 block of North Milwaukee Avenue and announced a robbery.
Two men have been charged in connection with a New Year’s Day shooting in which police shot at least one person in the Roseland neighborhood.
A man shot by a Chicago Police officer after allegedly raising a gun toward officers early Wednesday — the city’s first reporting shooting of 2014 — has been charged with aggravated assault and unlawful use of a weapon.