Off-duty Chicago police involved shooting: 3 charged after attempted armed robbery, carjacking in Calumet Heights, CPD says

Off-duty Chicago police involved shooting: 3 charged after attempted armed robbery, carjacking in Calumet Heights, CPD says

CHICAGO (TOC) — Three folks have been charged after an off-duty Chicago police officer was concerned in a shootout within the metropolis’s Calumet Heights neighborhood Thursday night time, police stated.

Kendrick Anderson, 18, has been charged with felony tried carjacking and armed theft with a firearm. A 16-year-old faces a felony cost associated to a stolen car and a 15-year-old was charged with misdemeanor prison trespassing of a car.

Throughout a bond listening to on Saturday, prosecutors stated Anderson and the opposite two suspects boxed the officer into her Tesla SUV whereas she was standing exterior of it on the road close to East 88th and South Constance Avenue. One of many juveniles then pointed a semi-automatic handgun to her chest. They then grabbed her purse and the officer drew her weapon and commenced firing, prosecutors stated.

There was an change of gunfire because the suspects ran away that resulted in Anderson being hit within the leg, prosecutors stated. The opposite two offenders had been in a position to drop off Anderson at Trinity Hospital, prosecutors stated.

The again window of the Tesla was shot out within the change, however police stated the officer was not injured.

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Anderson stays hospitalized at Advocate Christ Hospital, officers stated and subsequently didn’t seem in court docket. Prosecutors stated Anderson has an excellent warrant for possession of a stolen motorized vehicle and was out on a $90,0000 D bond that he posted in August of final 12 months.

The choose stated due to the information of this newest incident and Anderson’s prison historical past, she set a excessive bond of $7 million {dollars} and continued the case to Oct. 28.

The Civilian Workplace of Police Accountability is now investigating this taking pictures and the officer concerned can be positioned on administrative duties for 30 days. Police additionally stated they’re conducting their very own complete use of drive investigation after this taking pictures.

The video within the participant above is from a earlier report.

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