Fri. Apr 19th, 2024

Chicago police officer killed in front of kids playing at school, witnesses describe shocking shooting

A shooting that claimed the life of a Chicago police officer unfolded in front of a group of children who were playing at a nearby grade school in Gage Park, according to a witness who called 911.

“There were a lot of kids because it happened in front of the school,” said the woman, who did not want to be named for her safety. “And they go there to play. And we thought it was safe, so we would go and let them play there. But now it’s changed.”