$20,000 reward offered for information after officer shot
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.