February 10, 2020
Agencies: Chicago Police Department Illinois
Cause of death: Shooting
Last updated: almost 3 years ago
31-year-old Jeremy Grayson was shot and killed by Chicago police responding to a call of a disturbance on the 3600 block of North Ashland around 5:15 a.m. While in the area, a man shot a victim in the neck and cheek, then fled on foot.
Police located the offender who shot at them, according to the statement. The officers returned fire, killing the offender, police said. A weapon was recovered.
One police officer was also taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries that he suffered in the foot chase, according to the statement.
Police said in a news conference that the initial battery in progress call was at Tai’s Til 4, a late-hour bar that closes at 5 a.m. on Sunday mornings. A CWB source identified the injured officer as a 49-year-old, 20-year veteran of the police force. The source said the injured officer also shot the alleged offender. That officer will be placed on administrative duties for 30 days per department policy.