Police: Chicago officer shot dead, suspect in custody


The Chicago police said that an officer had been shot while executing a warrant and that a suspect had been arrested.

Police Commissioner Eddie Johnson said the incident occurred Saturday night in the city's west end, while police were trying to execute a stunt for narcotics and drugs. illegal weapons. Johnson says that a shot was fired through a back door and the 34-year-old officer was hit in the shoulder.

The director said the police officer was in a stable but critical state, and police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said he should be able to survive.

Guglielmi says that a suspicious adult woman was arrested and a weapon found on the scene. The suspect was also the target of the search warrant.

Johnson says the officer has been in the job for more than 4 years and was an American sailor before joining the department.

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