Sources said the officer had been relieved of police powers a few days earlier.Suspect search continues
CHICAGO—The search continues for those responsible for wounding an off-duty Chicago police officer in Monday’s shooting.
The shooting occurred shortly after 3 p.m. near the intersection of Addison and Elston in Chicago. Police Department David Brown called it a “road rage incident.”
Police said the 27-year-old was off duty and was driving north in Elston when the SUV in front of him suddenly stopped after slamming the brakes. Police said the driver of the SUV fired a gun from his car.
The officer was punched in the face and is expected to recover from his injuries. She was discharged from the hospital, according to a department spokeswoman.
The associated SUV was recovered Monday afternoon at Block 5800 in North Drake.
The officer is a probation officer who was relieved of police powers on Saturday, multiple sources told WGN News. The department has not released additional information. News Affairs said it was prohibited from discussing personnel matters. However, they said detectives in Area 5 are continuing to investigate.Police law mandates that when a police officer is removed from police powers, he is ordered to surrender the weapon and her FOID card to his CPD. increase.
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