Englewood shooting involving Chicago police officer, suspect caught on video

Englewood shooting involving Chicago police officer, suspect caught on video

CHICAGO (TOC) — Surveillance video exhibits a Chicago police shootout in Englewood final week.

Each an officer and a suspect have been shot within the incident.

ABC7 Chicago has stopped the video earlier than Officer Erik Moreno is shot.

He and his fellow officers tried to tug over the suspect, Jerome Halsey, on June 5.

Halsey seems to leap out of his automobile and begin capturing. Officers fireplace again, and Halsey falls to the bottom.

Officer Moreno spent per week within the hospital and is now recovering at dwelling.

Nonetheless within the hospital himself, prosecutors introduced tried homicide and aggravated battery fees in opposition to Halsey, who has a historical past of gun crimes. Halsey’s public defender argued he has a conceal carry allow and a legitimate firearm identification card, and stated police had not activated their lights when pulling him over.

Talked about in courtroom was a previous assertion wherein Halsey stated he had feared for his life and commenced firing, hitting Moreno, the second officer shot in a visitors cease in a matter of days.

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Halsey, who police stated was additionally charged with one rely of aggravated assault, appeared in courtroom Tuesday, the place a decide gave him $1 million bond.

The Civilian Workplace of Police Accountability stated it obtained physique digital camera footage of concerned officers, in addition to extra third-party video that captured the visitors cease and the next capturing. COPA stated supplies can be posted to its web site inside 60 days except prohibited by courtroom order.The capturing was the third time in per week {that a} regulation enforcement officer was shot in Chicago with one other CPD officer shot in West Englewood and a U.S marshal wounded in a capturing.

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