2 CPD officers relieved of police powers after fatal shooting

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CHICAGO -- Two Chicago Police officers have been relieved of their police powers for their involvement in a shooting left Paul O'Neal, 18, dead Thursday night, according to a statement.

The shooting happened at 7:30 p.m. Thursday after police spotted a stolen car near 73rd and Merrill. The convertible Jaguar was stolen from Bolingbrook earlier in the evening.

According to police, as officers got out to confront the driver, he put the car in drive and side-swiped a squad car and a parked car. That's when three officers fired.

O'Neal was eventually transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and later pronounced dead.

Officials say police department policies "may have been violated" by at least two of the officers who fired their weapons. They have been assigned to administrative duty while the IPRA investigation continues.

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