- A shooting occurred Wednesday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood, with a victim exchanging gunfire with an offender near 81st and Essex.
A 73-year-old retired Chicago Police officer was talking to someone, when an offender was said to have attempted to rob him in the 8100 block of South Essex at 9:35 a.m., [...]
“Gun offenders in Chicago do not discriminate,” Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said in a statement.
Retired Deputy Chief Fred Coffey was shot first, in the shoulder by the offender. He returned fire, shooting the suspect in leg.
Best wishes for a speedy recovery to the retired Deputy.
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