The city’s superintendent of police said the officer was the 12th to be shot in Chicago this year and at least the 35th to be shot.
According to reports, a tough-as-nails Chicago police officer sent a message to his fellow cops hours after he was shot several times during a shooting investigation on Friday night, in which a young man was killed and One girl was injured.
According to Chicago’s Granthshala 32, the 30-year-old officer wrote, “I just want to say thank you to everyone who responded and I’ll be back soon.” “Good night and you all stay safe.”
According to the station, unidentified officers and others responded to reports of shootings in the city’s South Shore neighborhood.
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As Fox32 reports, a two-year-old police officer, as soon as she got out of her patrol car, was fired upon upon seeing one of the shooting victims in the street.
As the Chicago Sun-Times reports, a fellow officer took her to the hospital, where she later had a chance to meet with the city’s superintendent of police, David Brown.
“One thing he told me is he didn’t have the opportunity to put a tourniquet on one of the people who were injured there,” Brown told reporters. according to sun-times. “It’s just, you know, extraordinary commitment, extraordinary police work. This city should be proud of its police officers.”
“This city should be proud of its police officers.”
Brown said the officer was the 12th shot and at least 35th to be shot in Chicago this year.
The incident occurred just weeks after Chicago police officer Ella French was fatally shot and her fellow officer Carlos Yanez was seriously injured.
In Friday’s incident, an 18-year-old man died after being shot multiple times, and the bullets left a 15-year-old male in a hospital in a healthy state, Granthshala 32 reported.
Both victims were shot because at least one of them was returning home with a pizza, the station reported.
None of the suspects were immediately in custody. Police asked that anyone with information call detectives at 312-747-8380.