COPA releases video of Englewood capturing that wounded CPD Officer Erik Moreno
CHICAGO (CBS) — Video issued by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability Tuesday exhibits the second a Chicago Police officer was shot in Englewood in the course of the day final month.
COPA launched body camera and surveillance videos from the incident, which occurred round 2 p.m. Sunday, June 5.
Police officers in an unmarked automobile tried to tug over a silver automotive on Sangamon Street simply south of 69th Street.
Prosecutors mentioned the officers noticed Jerome Halsey, 27, driving erratically, and his brake lights had been out.
Halsey become an alley and stored rushing till stopping his automotive at a dead-end, prosecutors mentioned.
Officer Erik Moreno received out of the squad automotive and was a foot away from the motive force’s facet door when prosecutors say Halsey “opened the door and fired a gun.”
Moreno was shot within the arm and torso. He was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical however secure situation, based on Chicago Police Department Supt. David Brown.
Officers returned fireplace — putting Halsey, based on police.
Body cam video that seems to be from Moreno first exhibits a person opening a automotive door and firing a gun simply after being ordered to “get out of the car, don’t move!” Moreno is then seen crouching on the bottom with blood on his arm.
Another officer’s video exhibits Moreno crouching on the bottom as he asks to be taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center. The second officer applies a tourniquet to Moreno’s arm.
The man believed to be Halsey can be seen mendacity on the bottom after being shot by officers.
Officer Moreno was launched from the hospital every week later.
Halsey was charged with tried first-degree homicide, aggravated battery, and aggravated assault. His bond was set at $1 million.
COPA continues to be investigating.