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Crime Chicago cop shot in head during 'gun battle' with bank robbery suspect on NW Side; boy, 15, also shot

16:35  20 november  2019
16:35  20 november  2019 Source:   abc7chicago.com

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A Chicago police officer was shot by a bank robbery suspect Tuesday in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side . The officer was wounded during a gun battle with the suspect in the 4300 block of West Irving Park Road, according to CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.

Officer shot in Chicago : A CPD officer and a 15 -year-old boy were shot and seriously injured during a police ' gun battle ' with a bank robbery suspect the CHICAGO (WLS) -- A Chicago police officer is among three people shot on the city 's Northwest Side Tuesday night after a bank robbery led to a

A Chicago police officer remains hospitalized Wednesday after being shot in the head following a bank robbery in Des Plaines and chase that ended on the Northwest Side.

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The bank robbery suspect was fatally shot and a teenager who was at the scene was also wounded.

It started with a bank robbery Tuesday in Des Plaines, with police taking one suspect into custody and a second suspect escaping after stealing a car at gunpoint.

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Chicago police say an officer was shot in the head during a “ gun battle ” on the city ’s Northwest Side . Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the officer was struck Tuesday night during a shootout with a bank robbery suspect . The officer was taken to a nearby hospital.

FBI agents and Des Plaines police chased the suspect down the Kennedy Expressway and alerted Chicago police. CPD officers were waiting when the suspect exited the expressway at Irving Park Road shortly before 7 p.m., police said.

"Upon seeing CPD, the offender fired at the vehicles at which time a Chicago police officer suffered a graze wound to the temple of his head in the exchange," Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said.

Police later revealed the officer's injury was much more serious than first thought. The bullet actually penetrated and exited his skull and he has a skull fracture and bleeding on the brain.

The 46-year-old officer remains hospitalized at Illinois Masonic Hospital in serious but stable condition. Police said he is a highly decorated 17-year veteran of CPD who works out of 17th District in Albany Park.

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CHICAGO - A Chicago police officer was shot by an alleged bank robbery suspect Tuesday in the Old Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side . The officer was wounded during a gun battle with the suspect in the 4300 block of West Irving Park Road, according to Chicago Police

The shooting happened early Tuesday evening. Police at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center said the officer was responded when he was taken A chase that preceded the shooting may have started in Des Plaines. A witness said the driver of a car that was being chased by police and got out

The chase ended in the 4200-block of Irving Park Road. Witnesses said police rammed the suspect's car. He then ran into a music store where he exchanged gunfire with a Des Plaines police officer.

Authorities said the 32-year-old suspect was killed during the gun battle. Johnson said CPD officers did not fire any shots during the exchange of gunfire.

During the chaos, a 15-year-old boy in the music store for a piano lesson was shot in the arm and abdomen. He was transported to Comer Children's Hospital, where his condition later stabilized.

Chicago police officer shot in head, teen shot during piano lesson and man killed amid police chase

  Chicago police officer shot in head, teen shot during piano lesson and man killed amid police chase CHICAGO - A Tuesday evening shooting on the city's Northwest Side sent a Chicago police officer to the intensive care unit, left a man dead and injured a teenage boy who was in the middle of a piano lesson, authorities said. The shooting occurred in the 4300 block of West Irving Park Road around 7 p.m., police said, the conclusion of a frenzied chain of events that began as a bank robbery in suburban Des Plaines and launched responding officers from four different law enforcement agencies, officials said in a Tuesday evening news conference.

Chicago cop shot in Irving Park during gun battle with bank robbery suspect . The officer was shot by a suspected bank robber in the 4300 block of Burglars target apartments in Washington Park. One or two male suspects forced their way through apartment doors and stole from inside, police said.

Chicago cop shot in Irving Park during gun battle with bank robbery suspect . The officer was shot by a suspected bank robber in the 4300 block of West Irving Park Road, police said.

Bystanders and commuters scrambled for cover as a chorus of police sirens roared into Irving Park just before 7 p.m.

"A lot of people started running away, just fearing for their life," said Bryan Lewis, witness.

"The bus driver pulled over about the middle of the block, next thing I know I heard pop, pop!" said Brian Deets, witness.

Witnesses said police appeared to be chasing a white car, which they rammed. That's when witnesses said the driver bailed out, armed and ready.

"He hops out of the car and starts shooting immediately," Lewis said.

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot tweeted a statement Tuesday night, saying in part, "Tonight, our hearts are breaking as we're reminded of the service and sacrifice our officers make every day to protect us and keep our communities safe."

Officers re-created the scene of the crime and gathered evidence. Police are also pulling surveillance video from the neighborhood.

Teen shot by officer: "Will I ever be able to play guitar again?" .
Rylan Wilder, 15, who played Chicago's popular Riot Fest, was wounded by an officer pursuing a robbery suspect.Rylan Wilder, 15, was shot November 19 by a Des Plaines police officer who had chased a gunman suspected of robbing a bank and wounding a Chicago police officer into the Chicago music school where Wilder was interning. The robbery suspect, identified by police as Christopher Willis, was shot and killed by the Des Plaines officer, reports the Chicago Tribune.

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