Chicago cop seriously wounded in shootout during traffic stop in Englewood, alleged suspect shot by police

6/6/2022 11:31:00 PM

A Chicago cop was seriously wounded Sunday when a traffic stop in Englewood devolved into a firefight that also left a gunman critically hurt, police said.

A Chicago cop was seriously wounded Sunday when a traffic stop in Englewood devolved into a firefight that also left a gunman critically hurt, police said.

Sunday’s officer-involved gunfight comes just four days after another Englewood District officer was shot and seriously hurt while attempting to pull a car over.

A Chicago cop was seriously wounded Sunday when a traffic stop in Englewood devolved into a firefight that also left a gunman critically hurt, police said.A handgun was recovered at the scene, according to police spokesman Tom Ahern.Multiple shell casing markers surround a Toyota Sedan that was apparently at the center of a shootout Sunday in Englewood that wounded an officer and a suspect.

The wounded officer is “recovering” and “his team members are all shook,” according to Brown, who noted the officer is the third law enforcement official wounded by gunfire in Chicago in less than a week..On Thursday, a“We ask for the city to pray and support their officers,” Brown said to reporters outside the University of Chicago Medical Center. “Now is a good time to say thank you when you see an officer because we need encouragement right now doing this very, very difficult and dangerous job.”

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Chicago Police Officer Shot Sunday During Traffic Stop in EnglewoodA Chicago police officer was shot and wounded Sunday afternoon during a traffic stop in Englewood, according to police. An offender was also shot in the exchange of gunfire around 2 p.m. in the 6900 block of South Sangamon Street, police said. It is the second time in the last week that a police officer from the 7th District on the South Side has been shot, CPD Supt. David Brown said. HeatherCherone Too many guns. Meanwhile the FOP endorses gun nuts.

Chicago police officer shot on South Side, suspect also woundedA Chicago police officer and a suspect were shot Sunday afternoon in West Englewood on the South Side, officials said.

A Chicago police officer was wounded in a shooting June 5 in Englewood.Chicago police work the scene where two people were shot, one of them fatally, in the 1600 block of South Washtenaw Avenue, in the Douglas Park neighborhood, Sunday, June 5, 2022.June 5, 2022 Brown spoke with the officer and his team members following the incident.West Englewood on the South Side.

Anthony Vazquez/ Sun-Times A Chicago cop was seriously wounded Sunday when a traffic stop in Englewood devolved into a firefight that also left a gunman critically hurt, police said. Three uniformed officers were riding in an unmarked vehicle around 2 p. Three uniformed officers were riding in an unmarked vehicle around 2 p.m. It's the second time a 7th District officer has been shot in the last seven days," he said. when they tried making the stop in the 6900 block of South Sangamon Street, Chicago Police Supt. Sunday when they tried making the stop in the 6900 block of South Sangamon Street , Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said during a brief news conference Sunday. According to police, three uniformed police officers were riding in an unmarked police vehicle when they attempted a traffic stop.

After the car pulled into an alley, the male suspect hopped out and started firing at the officers, Brown said. After the car pulled into an alley, the male suspect hopped out and started firing at the officers, Brown said. They shot back. In a statement, police said the suspect shot first and the officers “returned fire.” A handgun was recovered at the scene, according to police spokesman Tom Ahern.” The wounded officer was hit in the torso and arm and rushed to the University of Chicago Medical Center in serious-but-stable condition, police said. The wounded officer was hit in the torso and arm and rushed to the University of Chicago Medical Center in serious-but-stable condition, police said. instead focusing on what he calls a continued increase in brazen violence against Chicago Police. The suspect was taken in critical condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, though it’s unclear how many times he was shot and where. Three people were shot, one fatally, in a shooting Sunday night in South Deering on the Far South Side. The top cop said he spoke to the wounded officer and that doctors said the wounded officer would be ok.

As officers secured a perimeter that stretched blocks around the shooting scene, at least 18 shell casing markers were placed near a silver Toyota sedan. Multiple shell casing markers surround a Toyota Sedan that was apparently at the center of a shootout Sunday in Englewood that wounded an officer and a suspect.m. The highest number of officers shot at are shot on record in Chicago. Tom Schuba/Sun-Times Brown said the suspect was the only “offender” in the car that was pulled over, but the circumstances of the traffic stop remain unclear. Brown declined to answer most questions about the shooting, saying police were still analyzing footage from dashboard and body-worn cameras. A man, 40, was struck in the buttocks and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he died to his injuries, police said. The wounded officer is “recovering” and “his team members are all shook,” according to Brown, who noted the officer is the third law enforcement official wounded by gunfire in Chicago in less than a week. At the end of March, we learned 11 officers had been shot or shot at. COPA says the officers involved would be placed on routine administrative duties for a period of 30 days.

Police body-worn camera and third party videos captures the traffic stop and shooting, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability said a statement Monday. A woman, 26, was struck in the left arm and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said. COPA said the suspect was shot “multiple” times, and that video and other materials would be released to the public within the city’s 60-day release policy unless prohibited by court order. COPA asked anyone with information to call them at 312-746-3609 or visit ChicagoCOPA. Around the same time, a 67-year-old man was killed and another man critically wounded in a shooting in the Douglas Park neighborhood. "It's a very, very difficult and dangerous job rendering this city safe," Brown said.org . On Wednesday, another Englewood District officer was shot and seriously wounded while trying to make a traffic stop in the 6100 block of South Paulina Street.m.

last week, but no arrests have been reported. All three officers that were in the car will be placed on routine administrative duties for 30 days. On Thursday, a U. The 67-year-old suffered multiple gunshots to the chest and body, police said.S. marshal and his K-9 dog were shot while serving an arrest warrant on the Northwest Side, police said. The other man, whose age was unknown, was struck twice in the back and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, police said. Tarrion Johnson, 19, was charged with attempted murder and denied bail Saturday.

“We ask for the city to pray and support their officers,” Brown said to reporters outside the University of Chicago Medical Center. A group of people were fighting in the 3900 block of West 26th Street about 11:05 p. “Now is a good time to say thank you when you see an officer because we need encouragement right now doing this very, very difficult and dangerous job.” “Offenders are brazen in harming officers,” Brown said later, citing a spike in the number of officers who have been shot or targeted by gunfire. when one suspect opened fire, striking two men, police said. In a statement, Mayor Lori Lightfoot referenced the recent shootings that have wounded law enforcement officers and asked, “when is enough, enough?” “Are we not fed up with the catastrophic consequences of having too many illegal guns readily available to criminals, the mentally ill, and juveniles?” Lightfoot said. “How many times must I, and my fellow mayors across the country, plead with the [U. Another man, 20, was shot in the right leg and taken to the same hospital in good condition, police said.

S.] Senate to take action and end the easy access to illegal guns? “How many officers and residents must be victims of gun violence before we act?” The officer or officers involved in the shooting will be placed on administrative duties for 30 days as the Civilian Office of Police Accountability investigates, police said. The 26-year-old was walking just before 10 p. Some Englewood residents pressed for information about the shooting and bemoaned the violence, while others goaded the cops and complained they were being blocked from getting home. Clarence Gunt, a longtime Englewood resident, said he initially mistook the gunshots for firecrackers. in the 100 block of North Kenton Avenue when a group of people exited a vehicle and opened fire, striking him multiple times, police said. Standing on a stoop a few blocks from where the shootout erupted, Gunt said he believes many officers in the neighborhood have disengaged as the violence has worsened.

“You got a lot of police around here,” Gunt, 60, told the Sun-Times. He has not yet been identified. “But … half of them are just riding around making a paycheck.” “I mean think about it, who [is] trying to work and get killed?” he later demurred, acknowledging the risks facing officers. The male, whose age wasn’t known, was in the back of a home about 1:30 p. Another resident, 40-year-old Tony Carpenter, questioned the police narrative as he shopped surveillance footage that purportedly captured the shooting. “It looked like the police really just shot him illegally,” he said while conceding he didn’t personally witness the shooting. in the 3600 block of West Grenshaw Street when someone fired shots, police said.

“It’s the neighborhood. It’s what we face every day: Police harassing Black people. His name hasn’t been released.” Offender’s firearm recovered on scene. . About 3:55 a.