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Off-Duty Cop Dressed As Clown Kills Teen Robber

Chicago Sun-Times via YellowBrix

June 20, 2011

CHICAGO – An off-duty Chicago police officer dressed up as a clown for a South Side fundraiser shot and killed a teen who held him at gunpoint tonight after the event, authorities said.

The officer, who is assigned to the Near North police district, was in his clown outfit for a fundraiser for a day-care business. The event, attended by a group of 50 children, was near West 87th Street and South Damen Avenue.

At 10:10 p.m. after the event ended, the officer went to his car and a teen approached him, asking him for money, authorities said. When the officer said he had no money, the teen pulled a gun on him, authorities said.

During a struggle with the teen, the officer grabbed hold of the gun, opened fire and killed him.

The officer sustained minor injuries, according to a release from police News Affairs.

A weapon was recovered from the scene.

One person was also taken into custody.

The Independent Police Review Authority is investigating.


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  • Hitman_max50

    g45

    about 3 years ago

    172 Comments

    Proof that robbing a clown is no laughing matter....

  • M_1fea71ddb46bbfd4ee7416f03a00ad38_max50

    MaeWest131

    about 3 years ago

    998 Comments

    Bump ajsdaddyCCSO, Robocop33 and USLawman1983!!! Sometimes when ya go looking for trouble...ya find it! Swift recovery to the Officer involved.

  • Untitledma28839986-0002_max50

    Irishcop1961

    about 3 years ago

    50890 Comments

    Bump USLawman1983.

  • Esu_patch_max50

    esu

    about 3 years ago

    498 Comments

    ABsolutley correct USLawman, you cant pick and choose when youre going to get involved so be prepared at all times,,,

  • 2011_range_day_2-19-10_max50

    USLawman1983

    about 3 years ago

    1572 Comments

    Classic example of how the Fight Comes to You at a Time and Place Not of Your Choosing. So be prepared for it anytime, anywhere.

  • 1979_max50

    Robocop33

    about 3 years ago

    14636 Comments

    Great job brother! Surprise a$$hole!

  • 1asteriskshield_ezr_max50

    ajsdaddyBPD

    about 3 years ago

    3110 Comments

    Taking out the trash.

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