FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 9, 2021
COPA PROVIDES UPDATE ON FATAL OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 100 S. KILPATRICK
Today, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) was notified of an officer involved shooting near 100 S. Kilpatrick. COPA investigators immediately responded to the scene of the incident to begin its investigation into the use of deadly force by involved Chicago Police Officers.
COPA Investigators immediately began canvassing the scene, speaking to witnesses, and gathering evidence as well as reports related to the investigation.
COPA can confirm, as a part of its commitment to transparency, that Chicago Police Department Officers activated body worn cameras during the incident. Video and other materials will be released in accordance with the City of Chicago’s Video Release Policy within 60-days and posted to our website at ChicagoCOPA.org.
We encourage members of the community who may have witnessed the incident or have additional information to contact COPA at (312) 746-3609 or visit chicagocopa.org for more information
Ephraim Eaddy – Public Information Officer
Ph: 312-771-3718 /