• Off-duty Chicago police commander shot and killed while assisting tactical team

    By: Shelby Lin Erdman, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

    Updated:
    CHICAGO -

    An off-duty Chicago police officer was shot and killed downtown near the Thompson Center, which houses government offices and agencies, Tuesday afternoon, according to police officials. 

    The officer, who was transported to Northwestern Hospital, was assisting a tactical team and was shot by an “assailant,” according to Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.

    >> Read more trending news

    Next Up:


  • Headline Goes Here

    Off-duty Chicago police commander shot and killed while assisting tactical team

  • Headline Goes Here

    Subtropical Storm Alberto strengthens bringing gusty winds, heavy rains,…

  • Headline Goes Here

    Dog abandoned with ‘free,' ‘good home only' written on it in permanent marker

  • Headline Goes Here

    Antidepressants may be linked to  obesity, study says

  • Headline Goes Here

    'I think he was trying to kill me:' officer fights off assault by…