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$20,000 reward offered for information after officer shot

June 27, 2019 GMT

CHICAGO (AP) — A group is offering a $20,000 reward for information about the shooting of an off-duty Chicago Police officer.

In a news release, the police department says the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation is offering the reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of whoever shot the 25-year-old officer in the head early Wednesday on the city’s South Side.

The department says the officer remains in critical condition but t after the officer came out of emergency surgery he has been able to give a thumbs-up to his father and grip Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson’s hand during a visit.


No arrests have been made but police say they believe the gunman opened fire from a dark colored four door Toyota Camry with tinted windows.