FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 10, 2021
COPA RELEASES VIDEO & OTHER MATERIALS OF OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 1500 S. KARLOV
Today, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) released video and other materials of the officer-involved shooting that took place on January 9, 2021, near the 1500 S. Karlov.
Chicago Police Department (CPD) officers observed an illegally parked vehicle and approached the occupants to speak with them. Two occupants exited the vehicle as instructed by the officers. As one of the officers instructed the driver to exit the vehicle, she brandished a gun. All three officers retreated and took cover. Two of the officers fired at the driver, striking her multiple times. The driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital in stable condition, no one else was injured.
Materials released today include relevant body-worn footage, POD and 3rd party video, OEMC transmissions, ShotSpotter recordings, Case Incident, Tactical Response and Arrest Reports, which can be viewed by visiting https://www.chicagocopa.org/case/2021-0117 .
COPA’s investigation into the officer’s use of 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.