Man killed in police shooting on Northwest Side

A man in his 30’s is killed  in a shooting involving Chicago police early Saturday morning on the city’s Northwest Side.

police involved shootingThe man was driving east on Wilson Avenue and hit an SUV as he crossed Kimball Avenue and several other parked cars before coming to rest in the middle of the block.

An unmarked police SUV was following the car.

After the driver came to a stop, he shot at police and they returned fire, fatally striking him.

Fraternal Order of Police Spokesman Patrick Camden said two officers injured themselves diving for cover as the man opened fire.

Both were taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, he said.

22 comments

  • phil

    Even though this bum probly has a long record, i cant wait for his mom to come out and say how great he was and never did anything wrong and try to sue somebody smh…..mothers of repeat criminals make me sick always trying to claim there kids were on there way home from bible study when stuff happens blahhhhh…..

  • ribeye

    Phils an asshole he sits behind the computor and make his sarcastic remarks and being on the outside looking in what an idiot. I wonder where was his mother paying someone to do her to birth this piece of shit on this earth. Wow the man should sue her for paying him to birth such a piece of trash

  • jaybee

    wow u guys need help for real yes it was a bad thing that he shot at the police and yes he mite be a bad guy but who are u to judge him?first of all we dont no the full story so lets see what really happend cause were talking about 17 th district and they have a bad record as police officers …so just hold your breath a while efore u unload all your hate tords a man thats gone to heaven….cops should shoot to injur not kill…what good is killing there just doing the same as a gang member would do…police are here to so called save llifes not take them

    • Fed up

      Police are here to enforce the law. What did he think was going to happen when he tried to kill the cops? Did he think the cops were going to ask him to apologize?? Remember, a police officer or firefighters number one responsibility is to go home to their family after their shift is over. The police did their job.

  • Miller

    Police are not trained to shoot to injure. A firearm is deadly force and should never be used "to injure." The guy shot at the police and was met with the same force he chose to use. He's dead, cops are alive. If you shoot at the police, you should fully expect they will shoot back to protect their lives and the lives of the public. I don't understand the ignorance behind the thought process that if the police are being shot at, they should "shoot to injure". Should they have shot the gun out of his hand too? This guy chose his ending. Luckily most criminals aren't very good shots. Im sure we will see his 8th grade graduation picture on the news. It's probably the only diplomat he has.

  • keeping real

    phil has no kids he wish he had lady and mother that gave him compassion, great job cpd!!!! my prayers to that person family!!! people should not be shoot at police….

  • Carol

    HE DID NOT SHOOT AT THE COPS!!!! ALL U SON OF BITCHES!!! HAVE MANERS OR RESPECT!!! SOME1 HAS LOST A LOVED ONE!!! WE ARE GRIEVING!!! YOU ALL DON'T KNOW WHAT HAPPENED SO STOP COMMENTING!!! ASSHOLES FUCK THE POLICE!!!

  • Wilfredo Cruz

    I have witnessed police abuse their authority most of my life, this does not surprise me. Then when they get caught lying they say "who are you going to belive?" Well the fact of the matter is cops are not above the law and should be prosecuted the same way as anyone else. If this turns ot to be true I want to see those cops go to jail like the criminals they claim to protect us from.

  • jaybee

    wow another cop killed 2 on lsd..go figure…cops driving like they own the city no respect for us at all..hope he ends up in a cell w bubba…then we will laugh last pigs…

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