Off-duty police officer shot and killed when returning home from his shift

CHICAGO, IL – A tragic incident unfolded in the early hours of Sunday, when an off-duty Chicago police officer was fatally shot on the city’s Southwest Side. The Chicago Police Department confirmed the incident, which occurred in the 8th Police District as the officer was returning home from his shift. The gunshot detection system alerted officers to the 5500 block of South Kedzie Avenue in the Gage Park neighborhood just before 3 a.m. Upon arriving …

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