On Wednesday, a police surveillance agency released videos showing an exchange of shots last month, during which two Chicago police officers were shot dead and the suspected attacker was wounded in Lonedale.
Police said the incident took place after officers responded to a ShotSpotter signal shortly after 7 a.m. on May 16 at block 1400 on South Southndale Avenue. There, they came across a man later identified as 45-year-old Bruce Lou, who was being watched from a distance for several blocks as he was verbally ordered to stop, the videos show.
The video shows Lua walking away without answering.
Two officers then got out of their marked team cars as Lua approached one of the cars in an alley behind block 1
“Get your hands out of your pockets,” the policeman was heard saying to Lua in the video with his pistol drawn. “Dude, stop … raise your hands.”
Lua, who kept walking, then appeared to pull a pistol from his white sweatshirt pocket and fired at a police officer. Numerous officers then responded by striking him, the video shows.
One video shows an officer falling to the ground when he returns fire. Later, the employee can be heard saying, “I’m hit, I’m hit.”
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Lua also fell to the ground after being shot and a moan was heard, a video shows.
“They’re shooting me,” he shouted, to which a police officer replied, “You shoot at us.”
Police said they found a gun on the spot.
A 26-year-old police officer was hit in the arm and a 28-year-old officer was hit in the thigh and shoulder, according to prosecutors. Both received treatment and were released from the hospital later that day.
Lua, a convicted felon, is awaiting trial for a pending offense when he shoots at police.
Two days after the shooting, Lua was sentenced to $ 10 million bail for attempted murder, a heavy battery and illegal use of weapons charges in connection with an exchange of shootings with cops.
Lua was also sentenced to $ 100,000 bail for his pending infringement case.