FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 9, 2021
COPA RELEASES MATERIALS OF OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 3300 W. IRVING PARK ROAD
Today, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) released video and other materials of the officer-involved shooting that took place on December 11, 2020, near 3300 W. Irving Park Road.
At approximately 10:48pm an off-duty CPD officer was parked and sitting inside his vehicle reported he heard gunshots. The officer exited his vehicle, drew his firearm, and approached two occupants in a vehicle parked behind him. The officer alleged the driver pointed a gun at him, which resulted in the officer discharging his weapon, striking the driver in the hand.
Materials released today include 3rd party, POD and cell phone video, 911 audio, OEMC transmissions, as well as Case Incident & Tactical Response Reports, which can be viewed by visiting https://www.chicagocopa.org/case/2020-5517.
COPA’s investigation into the officer’s use of deadly force is ongoing to determine if the officer’s actions are in accordance with Department Policy. We encourage members of the community who may have witnessed this incident or have additional information to contact COPA at (312) 746-3609 or visit chicagocopa.org for more information.