FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 3, 2022
COPA RELEASES VIDEO & OTHER MATERIALS RELATED TO FATAL OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 4200 W. FORD CITY DR.
CHICAGO – Today, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) released video and other materials pertaining a fatal officer-involved shooting by a member of Chicago Police Department’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) near 4200 W. Ford City Drive, in accordance and in advance of the City’s 60-day Video Release policy.
On April 3, 2022, members of the Department responded to a call of a domestic disturbance. Officers entered the residence and found an adult female wounded on the floor. Officers engaged the suspect with verbal commands which resulted in the suspect discharging a firearm at the responding officers.
Members of the Chicago Police Department SWAT team were notified and after a series of conversations, the suspect engaged members of the Department’s SWAT team which resulted in a SWAT officer firing his weapon, fatally striking the suspect. A weapon was recovered at the scene.
Materials released today include Body-Worn camera, OEMC transmissions, Case Incident and Tactical Response Reports, which can be viewed by visiting https://www.chicagocopa.org/case/2022-0001369.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing and once concluded, COPA will release the Summary Report of Investigation in accordance with Municipal Ordinance.
Jennifer Rottner – Director of News Affairs
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