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Chicago police fatally shoot man who fired at officers

This year’s tally does not include the three people shot dead by Chicago police over the holiday period. The victim was identified as an 18-year-old man who was sitting in a parked auto, police said, according to NBC Chicago.Also Tuesday morning Johnson said that knowledge of the previous fatal shooting in which a gun was not recovered did not influence his decision to strip the sergeant of his police powers so swiftly.”We conducted and completed a grid search during the overnight hours for ballistic evidence and the offender’s weapon and we were not able to locate a weapon as of yet”, Chicago Police Supt. The assailant fled on foot, according to police. On Friday, officers shot and killed 37-year-old Cleotha Mitchell after police witnessed him fatally shoot 35-year-old Jeffery Banks in the Homan Square neighborhood, according to police.Twenty-five minutes later, two men were shot in their auto by gunmen in another vehicle in the Homan Square neighborhood.At 3:38 p.m. Saturday, a 56-year-old man who was not identified was shot and killed in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood, said police.Four other people were gunned down over the weekend, the NBC report stated.CHICAGO (AP) _ Chicago police say they fatally shot a man who was suspected of shooting a pregnant woman during a domestic disturbance and an officer was injured during the response.Police say 33-year-old Richard Grimes shot his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach Sunday night in the 11th District. The officer opened fire in the 6500 block of South Marshfield, a few blocks from where the chase began, striking Raye multiple times.Poulos, assigned to the Englewood police district, had responded to a call of a battery in progress in the 1400 block of West 65th Street when the shooting took place after 11 p.m. Wednesday, according to police.Police say one officer had an injury consistent with a graze wound from a bullet and another officer suffered a leg injury and reported chest pains.Poulos was cleared of wrongdoing in the Rozelle shooting by both the Independent Police Review Authority and an internal investigation by the police department. She was taken to a hospital and listed in stable condition.The officer involved in the shooting has not yet been named, but officials confirmed the sergeant was involved in a similar case in 2013.

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