019 District—Officer Richard Francis, 60 Belmont Avenue officer with 27 years on the job was apparently shot dead by a woman who snatched the officer’s own service pistol. The woman was also shot by another officer. Both the officer who later died and the female suspect were taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. The woman was in critical condition.
Crimefile grieves with the family of police hero Richard Francis who gave his life in the service of the citizens of Chicago
Officers please be careful and always follow your training.
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WLS-TV report here.