Mercy Hospital shooting: Four dead; Officer escapes injury when bullet strikes his holstered gun

Posted at 9:17 pm on November 19, 2018 by Brett T.

First, the bad news: a Chicago police officer was killed after being shot at Mercy Hospital Monday afternoon. The suspect, a 32-year-old male who had opened fire near the hospital, was shot and killed.

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Three other people who were previously listed in critical condition have passed away as well:

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The good news: another police officer escaped injury when the shooter’s bullet was stopped by the gun in his holster.

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Update:

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And here’s the apparent motive:


 

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