Crime Chicago police commander shot to death while responding to robbery

00:55  14 february  2018
00:55  14 february  2018 Source:   MSN

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The 58-year-old, a concealed-carry permit holder, pulled out his own weapon and shot the attempted robber , police said. . com. The 58-year-old fired, hitting Gales in “the back of the head,” the police told the Chicago Tribune. police responded to a call around 12:15 10 Jan 2018 8 while trying to rob an

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Police guard the crime scene after an off-duty Chicago police officer was shot at the James R. Thompson Center on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 in Chicago, Ill. © John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS Police guard the crime scene after an off-duty Chicago police officer was shot at the James R. Thompson Center on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 in Chicago, Ill.

CHICAGO — A high-ranking Chicago police officer died after he was shot Tuesday afternoon while assisting a tactical team responding to a robbery at the Thompson Center administrative building in downtown Chicago, sources said.

The officer, identified as a commander, was shot a little before 2 p.m., according to Chicago Police chief spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. The officer was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and has died, sources said.

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A 58-year-old man fatally shot a man who was trying to rob him on Monday, Chicago police said. m. The robbery A Metroparks visitor carrying a concealed gun He even turned over his weapon to the police without incident. 31, 2015, while trying to rob a neighborhood store when he was shot by a

A Chicago police officer was shot and killed while responding to a robbery in downtown Chicago on Tuesday. A high-ranking Chicago police commander was shot to death near an office building in the city's busy downtown district on Tuesday, according to reports.

Guglielmi would not confirm the death or identify the officer.

Sources said a suspect was arrested and taken to Area Central police headquarters.

Noreen Janko said she was walking back to her office building across the street from the Thompson Center when she heard shots.

“I heard the gunshots go off, about five shots, and then the stairs there to the pedway, I think they have the guy cornered because they lock those doors down there,” Janko said. “So they took him with shackles and then they put him in the squad. Then the ambulance came, about five minutes (later) they brought out a guy who was shot. He was on the stretcher, there was blood and they were doing (CPR).

“I was walking down the street and I heard ‘pop-pop-pop-pop-pop,’ ” Janko said. “And I said to the girl next to me, ‘Is that what I think it is?’ And she said ‘Yep.’ … And everybody is scurrying all over and I see the police head to the stairs there. …

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Chicago Police officials told the Chicago Tribune that a police commander was shot and killed on Tuesday as he was assisting a tactical unit responding to a robbery in Downtown Chicago .

A person was shot to death while allegedly attempting a robbery Friday morning in northwest Indiana. Police responded about 7:30 a.m. to the home in the 6400 block of Woodward Avenue in Hammond, Indiana, where they found 31-year-old Darrell L. McGee Jr

“Anyway, so they had him cornered and eventually they brought him up the stairs and put him in the squad,” Janko said.

Pedestrians navigate crime scene tape near the Thompson Center after an off-duty Chicago police officer was shot on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 in Chicago, Ill. © John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS Pedestrians navigate crime scene tape near the Thompson Center after an off-duty Chicago police officer was shot on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 in Chicago, Ill. As officers gathered at Northwestern, Superintendent Eddie Johnson sent out an email to members of his department: “Today, our department suffered a tragedy that it is difficult to comprehend. This afternoon, a CPD commander was shot while assisting fellow officers. Information is still coming in at this time, but I wanted you to know as soon as possible. We will provide additional details as they come. Please take the time to keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. Stay safe.”

Outside the emergency room entrance, about a dozen plainclothes officers gathered in the middle of Erie Street. A number of marked and unmarked police and Chicago Fire Department vehicles, some of them with emergency lights flashing, were parked outside.

A uniformed officer hugged another officer in the middle of the street.

At the scene of the shooting, officers stretched crime tape from City Hall to the Thompson Center.

Federal agents and Illinois state police joined Chicago detectives. Onlookers crowded the corners, and people at times had to dodge falling ice. Many workers said they could not get back into the buildings.

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