On July 2, 2018 at approximately 10:00PM the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) was notified of an officer involved shooting. Early reports indicate an officer, upon leaving a store near 7900 S. Yates, was confronted by a civilian with a weapon. The officer discharged his weapon once. The civilian, was struck in the chest and transported to the hospital. The officer was not injured.
COPA is in the beginning stages of our investigation and ask for patience and cooperation as we gather more evidence. Our investigators are on the scene and already underway speaking to witnesses.
If anyone has information pertaining to this investigation we ask you to reach out to our office at 312-746-3609 or contact us via our website at chicagocopa.org.
Sydney Roberts, Chief Administrator – COPA