Des Plaines Illinois Music
A 15-year-old boy who was shot and wounded while pursuing an alleged bank robbery at a music school on the Northwest Side was shot dead Tuesday by an officer in Des Plaines, Chicago, police said. A new surveillance video shows a police officer opening fire and injuring an employee in Desplaines while pursuing a suspected bank robbery.
The dead robbery suspect was a 15-year-old boy from Des Plaines, Illinois, who allegedly robbed Bank of America on the corner of South Michigan Avenue and North Michigan Street about 10: 30 a.m. on Tuesday. During the pursuit, a Desplaines police officer and his partner were able to track the bank robber's movements.
The city of Des Plaines has three other high schools aptly named South, East and West, and the Methodist Camp Ground, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, was active before the city was founded in 1860. Next, the suspect's vehicle in Desplaines left Irving Park Road westbound and drove into the parking lot of South Michigan Avenue and North Michigan Street Bank. The closure could have been a boon for the bank robber, who used the Bank of America cash register on the corner of Michigan and Michigan, according to police.
The Des Plaines River, which runs through the heart of the city at the intersection of Michigan Street and North Michigan Avenue, is named after the former city of Desplaines, a Chicago suburb with a population of about 1.5 million people. Crossing the western side of Lake Michigan and the Chicago River, it is located on the Illinois Riverfront Trail, one of the most scenic trails in Illinois.
A remarkable number of Cook County residents live in the unincorporated areas that use the Des Plaines zip code. Since the 2000 census, the number of inhabitants in these non-communal areas, which are the The Des Plainees zip code was 25,617, 19% of Chicago's population.
The land in the area was purchased by the Illinois and Wisconsin Land Company as part of a railroad line from Chicago to Janesville, Wisconsin. The Chicago and North Western Railway bought the railway line in 1884, which gave the station the name Des Plaines. (required), this route began in the early 1900s and stopped at the Desplaines River, where a small business grew up.
When the suspects entered the front door of UpBeat Music & Arts, a Des Plaines police officer was shot and another was shot as he entered. During the chase, Willis shot a Chicago officer in the head and then fled on foot to Irving Park, about 30 miles north of Chicago. Desplaines police took one person into custody Tuesday while a second suspect stole a car and led them and FBI agents on a chase through Chicago, the Chicago Police Department said.
The 17-year veteran police officer, who was in serious but stable condition, was able to speak with Mayor Lori Lightfoot during a visit, Guglielmi said. The shooter of the shot-dead Des Plaines police officer, police officer Michael D'Amico, was taken by ambulance to the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, where he and his partner were taken to Level I Illinois Hospital, according to Chicago Police.
Asked whether the Chicago and Des Plaines police departments could eventually be added as defendants, he did not rule anything out. He did not comment on the complaint on Monday, but told the station he was in the process of securing evidence related to the case. Desplaines Police Chief John D'Amico's office did not respond to a request for comment on the review they are required to carry out.
In the lawsuit, Wilder's family also sought an emergency protective order that would force Des Plaines, Chicago and the state police to store surveillance footage from the day of the shooting. In an emergency motion filed Monday, the family's lawyers requested that they protect and preserve all video footage, including surveillance video, audio recordings, photos and other evidence, in the case against the police.
An Illinois law that took effect in January requires the Des Plaines Police Department to conduct a thorough internal review of the shooting. Public safety is as important as the capture of a suspect, and endangering bystanders and motorists should be a factor in stopping a pursuit, "the motion states, seeking an emergency protection order against the Chicago State Police and Illinois State Police.
The family later added that a Des Plaines officer shot the suspect dead at a music school on Irving Park Road, the Tribune reported. Chicago police initially said Willis had exchanged gunfire with officers from Desplaines Music School, but later said only the Des Plaines police officer opened fire, the Chicago Police Department said. The family now has a friend, and authorities later say Willis never fired shots from inside the store, only his gun was fired from outside, the Tribune reports.