Timestamp8/24/14 16:13
Date Searched8-Apr-11
StateIL - Illinois
Victim NameBrandon Yancey
Victim's Age18
Victim's GenderMale
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Hit or Killed?Hit
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
Summary"The incident started about 10:50 p.m. Friday when officers from the Targeted Response Unit responded to a call of shots fired near the intersection of 82nd Street and Cottage Grove Ave. ... "As the officers approached, they saw three men walking away from the area where the shots had been reported" ... "The officers then saw one of the men try to hide something under his jacket ... An officer got out of his car and began to pursue the suspect, who took off running" ... "During the chase, the suspect pulled a sawed-off rifle out of his jacket and turned toward the officer, who opened fire" ... "The suspect was shot in the lower part of his body and was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn" ... "Police News Affairs specified the man was shot in the leg. ... A weapon was recovered at the scene, the police statement said."
Source Linkhttp://www.suntimes.com/news/crime/4794365-418/man-charged-following-police-involved-shooting.html#.U_o152MwxZI
Was the Shooting Justified?4
County StateCook IL - Illinois