FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 2, 2022
COPA RELEASES VIDEO & OTHER MATERIALS RELATED TO OFF-DUTY OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 6500 W. IMLAY STREET
CHICAGO – Today, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) posted to its website, video and other materials related to an off-duty officer-involved shooting by a member of the Chicago Police Department near 6500 W. Imlay Street on April 28, 2022, in accordance with and in advance of the City’s 60-day Video Release policy.
On April 28, 2022, a member of the Department observed a vehicle with two suspects believed to be engaged in suspicious activity near a parked vehicle. The officer engaged the suspects with a verbal command, which resulted in the suspects discharging their firearm in the direction of the officer. The officer briefly took cover, and then returned fire. The suspects drove away and were not apprehended.
Materials released today include third-party footage, OEMC transmissions, Case Incident and Tactical Response Reports, which can be viewed by visiting https://www.chicagocopa.org/case/2022-0001742.
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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