Officers responding to a tip about an armed bicyclist in the area saw a male riding a bicycle in the 13300 block of South Forestville about 9:35 p.m. The officers approached him to conduct a field interview, at which point he reached into his waistband and pulled out a semiautomatic handgun, police said.
The shooting of Michael Brown has touched off days of unrest.
The shooting happened about 5:30 p.m. in the 2800 block of North Harding, according to Independent Police Review Authority spokesman Larry Merritt.
Police said 30-year-old Jonathan Koziol and 29-year-old Robert Hack have been charged with one count each of felony aggravated assault to a police officer and one count each of felony retail theft.
Two would-be thieves were behind bars Thursday morning, after an off-duty Chicago police officer fired shots at them in the parking lot of a Jewel grocery store in the Oriole Park neighborhood.
Chicago taxpayers will spend $1.2 million to compensate the family of a high school sports star with good grades who was shot in the back by an off-duty police officer.
A police officer apparently was shot with his own weapon in the Bucktown neighborhood, before he turned the gun on a burglary suspect, killing the man during a struggle early Monday morning.
The male, whose age was not immediately known, fired shots at police officers about 2:50 a.m. near West 64th Street and South Campbell Avenue, police said. Police returned fire, but no one was injured in the shooting.
A felon is facing several new charges after he allegedly pointed his weapon at a Chicago Police officer and was shot Saturday night in the West Englewood neighborhood.
At least 13 people were killed and 58 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago over the long holiday weekend, from Thursday evening through early Monday morning. There were also six police-involved shootings, two of them involving teens who were killed.
Chicago police have fatally shot a person on the South Side — the fourth police-involved shooting since Friday and the second in which a suspect has died.
One man is dead and two others are injured after three shootings involving Chicago Police Friday, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Tactical officers walked up to the 45-year-old man as he was drinking near the intersection of North Greenview Avenue and Howard Street in Rogers Park.
Officers responding to a 911 call about a man with a gun spotted three men standing on a corner in Greater Grand Crossing. One of the men ran when police tried to question them, then fired at an officer who gave chase. The officer returned fire, and shot the suspect.
A male was shot by a Chicago Police sergeant after allegedly fighting with police, resisting arrest and pulling out a cutting instrument Tuesday evening in the South Chicago neighborhood.
Michael Cote, 39, faces five felony counts of aggravated assault while operating a motor vehicle against a peace officer and five misdemeanor counts of failure to notify police after damaging an unattended vehicle.
Chicago police shot a man who crashed into several parked cars in Wicker Park, then tried to run over officers who had pulled him over.
In far north suburban Zion, police shot and wounded a suspect on a busy roadway Tuesday afternoon.
A Chicago Police officer shot and killed a man threatening police with a knife Saturday night in Englewood, police said.
The officer shot the armed man multiple times after the man turned and raised his gun at the officer, according to police and union officials.