Police-Involved Shooting

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Police Shoot Man Who Claims To Have Gun

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.

07/04/2014

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Cop Shoots Gunman Who Fired At Police

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.

07/04/2014

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Police Shoots Suspect Holding ‘Cutting Instrument’ In South Chicago

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.

06/25/2014

One of several parked cars damaged by a driver who allegedly tried to run over Chicago police officers responding to the scene. Police shot the driver after he accelerated towards officers and a crowd of bystanders. (Credit: CapturedNews)

Reckless Driver Shot By Police Faces Charges

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.

06/13/2014

One of several parked cars damaged by a driver who allegedly tried to run over Chicago police officers responding to the scene. Police shot the driver after he accelerated towards officers and a crowd of bystanders. (Credit: CapturedNews)

Police Shoot Driver Who Tried To Run Over Officers, Bystanders

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.

06/11/2014

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Suspect Wounded In Police-Involved Shooting Zion

In far north suburban Zion, police shot and wounded a suspect on a busy roadway Tuesday afternoon.

06/03/2014

Authorities investigate after police shot and killed a man who allegedly threatened officers with a 10-inch knife Saturday night. / photo from Network Video Productions

Man Threatening Officer With Knife Shot, Killed By Police

A Chicago Police officer shot and killed a man threatening police with a knife Saturday night in Englewood, police said.

05/25/2014

The scene of a police-involved shooting early Sunday in Austin. / photo from NVP News Video

Man Dies After Being Shot By Police In South Austin

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.

05/12/2014

The scene of a police-involved shooting early Sunday in Austin. / photo from NVP News Video

Man Critical After Being Shot By Police In Austin

A man was shot multiple times by a Chicago Police officer early Sunday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

05/11/2014

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Two Critically Wounded In Police Shootout In Hobart, Ind.

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.

05/02/2014

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Man Claims Police Planted Phone To Justify Shooting

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.

04/30/2014

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Harvey Cops Shoot, Kill Man Who Tried To Run Them Over

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.

04/14/2014

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Country Club Hills To Pay $700K To Settle Wrongful Shooting Suit

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

04/10/2014

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Chicago Police Shoot, Kill Man Wielding Knives In Gage Park

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.

04/08/2014

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Wauconda Police Shoot, Kill Man Armed With Gun

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.

04/08/2014

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Police Shoot, Kill Knife-Wielding Man In Gage Park

The shooting occurred just after 6 p.m. in the 2500 block of West 50th Street.

04/07/2014

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Cops Fatally Shoot Teen Who Allegedly Pointed Gun At Them

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.

03/29/2014

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Off-Duty Officer Shoots Home Invasion Suspect

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.

03/28/2014

Indiana State Police investigate after a gunman shot and killed two women at a grocery store. Officers shot and killed the suspect, after he pointed the gun at responding police.

Prosecutor: Elkhart Cops Were Justified Shooting Gunman In Supermarket Slayings

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.

03/27/2014

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Officers Shoot Man Who Pointed Gun During Chase

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.

03/21/2014

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