Breaking News Bar
updated: 7/28/2014 3:59 PM

Suspect killed after scuffle with Chicago officer

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
Associated Press

Chicago police say an off-duty officer on his way home from work shot and killed a suspect while trying to stop a suspected break-in.

Chicago police say the officer was in uniform early Monday when he saw a man trying to break into a home on the city's North Side. Police say the officer drew his weapon when he saw the suspect holding a dark object. The two men fought and the officer's gun went off, striking him in the arm.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

Police say the officer regained control of his weapon and shot the suspect, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The suspect's identity wasn't immediately provided.

Chicago police officials say the 44-year-old officer is in stable condition at a hospital. The incident is under investigation.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
    help here