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Chicago Police Involved Shootings

Joseph Erbentraut

Police Fatally Shot A Teen In October. Now Some Are Calling For Cops To Release Video.

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 12.10.2014 | Black Voices

More than a month after a black 17-year-old was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer, a journalist and a law professor are calling for the releas...

Chicago Police Fatally Shot 2 Teens In Separate Incidents Hours Apart

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 08.25.2014 | Crime

Two men were fatally shot in two hours by Chicago police officers in separate incidents Sunday evening. Both men, police say, were armed. DNAinfo C...

New Data Reveals Troubling Trend In Police-Involved Shootings

Posted 02.06.2014 | Black Voices

CHICAGO - Black residents are 10 times more likely than whites to be shot by police in the Windy City, according to an analysis of recent data from th...

Police Fatally Shoot Knife-Wielding Man In Bridgeport

Posted 10.18.2013 | Chicago

Chicago police responding to a domestic dispute in the city's Bridgeport neighborhood early Friday shot and killed a 44-year-old man they say refused ...

Chicago Police Fatally Shoot Armed 15-Year-Old Boy

Posted 06.17.2013 | Chicago

A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer Sunday night in the third police-involved shooting of the weekend — the city's most v...

McCarthy: Man Killed By Police Was Holding Flashlight

Posted 12.16.2012 | Chicago

Story by Geoff Ziezulewicz, courtesy DNAinfo.com Chicago: Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said an officer shot and killed a man in Back of the...

Cop, 15-Year-Old Recovering After Exchanging Fire

Posted 08.30.2012 | Chicago

A 35-year-old Chicago police officer and a 15-year-old male were wounded Wednesday evening in a gunfire exchange on the city's Far South Side. Poli...

Shooting Of Young, Black Woman Gets Limited Attention From Police Department

Posted 05.07.2012 | Chicago

Nearly two months after an unarmed Chicago woman was gunned down by an off-duty Chicago police officer, the 22-year-old's family is still searching fo...

Police Fatally Shoot 1 Robbery Suspect, Injure 2 Others

Posted 04.30.2012 | Chicago

Chicago police early Monday shot three men suspected in the attempted robbery of a electronics store in the city's Little Village neighborhood. The...

Jen Sabella

'Her Young Life Was Snuffed Out'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jen Sabella | Posted 04.07.2012 | Chicago

It was an unseasonably warm March night when 22-year-old Rekia Boyd was gunned down by an off-duty police officer in Chicago's Lawndale neighborhood. ...

WATCH: Residents Outraged After Cop Shoots, Kills Unarmed Woman

Posted 03.30.2012 | Chicago

Some 200 protesters angered by a Chicago police officer's fatal shooting of a 22-year-old woman last week rallied Tuesday outside the officer's home, ...

Man Fatally Shot By Police Officer After Pulling A Gun

Posted 04.06.2012 | Chicago

Chicago police fatally shot a man they say pulled a gun on them late Sunday on the city's West Side. The shooting occurred around 11:50 p.m. in the...

Chicago Cop Shoots, Kills Man During South Side Struggle

Posted 11.24.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago police officer fatally shot a 27-year-old man who had punched her and attempted to grab her gun during a South Side struggle Thursday mornin...

Report: Chicago Cop Who Shot 3 Suspects Under FBI Investigation

Posted 12.24.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago police officer is reportedly under investigation by the FBI after killing a suspect in June, the third shooting the officer was involved in ...

WATCH: Chicago's Top Cop Defends Spate Of Police-Involved Shootings

Posted 09.26.2011 | Chicago

On Monday night, Chicago police officers shot and wounded two people--including a 13-year-old boy who reportedly had a BB gun. On Tuesday night, an of...