CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson released from hospital after blood clot found Friday

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CHICAGO — Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson was released from Rush University Medical Center Monday after spending the weekend hospitalized after doctors found a blood clot in his lung.

The city’s top cop went to the hospitalFriday morning for an annual cardiac stress test and a physical, according to police spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi.

The tests came back normal, but doctors found a small blood clot in his lung. Doctors are treating the clot with medication.

The superintendant also underwent cardiac stress tests and those results came back normal.

A CPD spokesperson said Johnson is doing well and has had several visitors over the weekend. He’s also staying up to speed with Department business.

Johnson may be able to leave the hospital sometime Monday.

He is approaching the two year anniversary of his kidney transplant.


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