Suburban Assailant Killed
A Harvey man was shot and killed by police after he tried to run down an officer during a chase that began in Chicago Heights, authorities say.
Mateo Meza-Cortez, 29, was shot around 2:50 a.m. Friday at 159th Street and Loomis Avenue in Harvey, according to Demetrius Cook, the police chief of Glenwood whose officers were involved in the chase.
Meza-Cortez tried to run down a Glenwood officer with his car and the officer fired, Cook said. "The Glenwood police officer (was) in fear of his life," Cook said.