Dorothy Williams-Johnson, 50

Chicago, Illinois
July 15, 2007

Agencies: Chicago Police Department Illinois

Cause of death: Shooting


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Overview

Police shot Dorothy Williams-Johnson after she allegedly shot and wounded three officers. Shortly before 9 p.m., police responded to report of shots fired at an apartment building in the city's South Austin neighborhood. Four police officers approached the door to Williams-Johnson's second-floor apartment, and said they heard the sound of a round being loaded. The officers went inside, and Williams-Johnson allegedly shot at them. The officers returned fire, killing her. Two of the officers were shot in the arm, and one officer's head was grazed by a bullet, police said.

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