CHICAGO — A person is dead after being shot by Chicago police Friday evening in Morgan Park, according to the medical examiner’s office.
According to the Chicago Police Department, officers responded to an officer-involved shooting at 5:30 p.m. on Friday on the 1100 block of West 111th Street in Chicago’s Morgan Park neighborhood.
CPD Interim Superintendent Fred Waller said that two officers from the 22nd District observed an individual with a weapon on the sidewalk. The officers attempted to stop the individual before they fled into a residence. Officers pursed the individual on foot and a struggle for the weapon ensued.
According to Waller, two shots were fired and the suspect was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. They later died, according to the medical examiner’s office.
Both officers were also transported to a local hospital in good condition.
The Chicago Police Department Investigation Division (IRT) and the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) are investigating this incident.
CPD Interim Superintendent Fred Waller provided an update on the incident Friday night. Watch the Chicago Police Department press conference in the video player below:
No further information has been made available at this time.
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