FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 3, 2021
COPA RELEASES VIDEO & OTHER MATERIALS OF FATAL OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 7700 SOUTH CARPENTER STREET
CHICAGO – Today, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) released video and other materials of an officer-involved shooting which occurred on October 4, 2021, near the 7700 Block of South Carpenter Street.
Chicago Police Officers responded to a call requesting police service near 7700 S. Carpenter Street for a domestic disturbance. Once officers arrived and received additional details, one officer entered the residence and engaged the two occupants before discharging his firearm, fatally striking one of the individuals. A knife was recovered.
Materials released today are in accordance with the City’s Video Release Policy and in advance of the 60-day requirement. Materials posted on our website include body-worn camera, 911 audio, OEMC transmissions, Case Incident and Tactical Response reports, which can be viewed by visiting https://www.chicagocopa.org/case/2021-3940.
COPA’s investigation into the officer’s use of deadly force is ongoing and 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 / Email: Ephraim.Eaddy@ChicagoCOPA.org