An off-duty Chicago cop was shot dead early on Saturday morning while sitting in a parked car with another man critically injured. North Quarter around 3:30 am Later, the assassinated officer was identified as John P. Rivera. He had completed a shift between 9 and 22 hours. and worked on a murder investigation earlier in the night. police reported that according to FOX 32 Chicago, Rivera, a two-year veteran and patrol officer, died after he was shot in his chest, arm and mouth, according to the police. He was declared dead in the hospital.
The other man was transported to the hospital in a critical condition.
Police investigate the shooting and questioned people interested in them.
During a press conference outside the hospital, the police deputy police. Anthony Riccio told the Chicago Tribune that Rivera and the attackers had no problems, no words were exchanged, no demands for robbery, no car search. He added that this was a "very fresh investigation".
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The Chicago police reported that between January 1 and December 31, 2018, 561 murders were committed, compared with 660 murders in 2017 and more than 770 in 2016, which is 19-year-old high and puts a national spotlight on the persistently high levels of gunwolves in Chicago.