Police Shooting Leads To Widespread Looting And Violence In Chicago


At least 50 people were shot and 10 of those shot were killed over the weekend in Chicago, including two police officers who were injured during a traffic stop gone wrong.

The two Chicago police officers were shot Sunday during an arrest, according to ABC7 Chicago. Officers were conducting a traffic stop when they saw a gun in the backseat of the car. Officers ordered the suspect to get out of the car, but he reportedly didn’t comply. The officers then broke the car window to try and arrest the suspect. However, a struggle ensued and the suspect fired multiple shots, hitting both officers per ABC7.

Both officers are in stable condition, with one officer having been shot in the chest, side and back and the other having been shot in the shoulder and chest.

Chicago Democratic Mayor Lori Lightfoot confirmed the suspect was in custody in a Sunday tweet.

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