A CPD commander shot while assisting a tactical team at a state government office building in downtown Chicago has died.
The commander, who was chasing a man near City Hall, was the fifth police officer in the United States to be fatally shot in the last week, and the 12th so far this year.
Commander Paul Bauer was shot and killed after chasing after a suspect outside the Thompson Center in downtown Chicago, police said.
The commander was killed whiles assisting a tactical team responding to a robbery.
A high-ranking Chicago police officer was shot dead Tuesday in a downtown government building after engaging in a firefight with a man who had been acting suspiciously, authorities said. Commander Paul Bauer, 53, was struck multiple...