Off-duty cop shot fatally shot in River North: police


An off-duty Chicago Police officer was fatally shot in River North Saturday.

About three:28 a.m., two males have been sitting in a parked automobile within the 700 block of North Clark avenue when two unknown males approached them, Chicago Police stated. Considered one of them displayed a gun and fired pictures into the automobile earlier than operating off.

Chicago Police examine the scene the place an off-duty officer was fatally shot close to Huron and Clark. | Tyler LaRiviere/Solar-Occasions

Chicago Police examine the scene the place an off-duty officer was fatally shot close to Huron and Clark. | Tyler LaRiviere/Solar-Occasions

Chicago Police examine the scene the place an off-duty officer was fatally shot close to Huron and Clark. | Tyler LaRiviere/Solar-Occasions

The officer was struck within the chest, arm and mouth, police stated. He was pronounced at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

The person was additionally taken to Northwestern with wounds to the chest and arms, police stated. He’s in important situation.

Chicago Police examine the scene the place an off-duty officer was fatally shot close to Huron and Clark. | Tyler LaRiviere/Solar-Occasions

Chicago Police can be holding a press briefing at hospital.