Off-duty Chicago police officer shot to death in 'devastating incident': Officials

The off-duty officer and another victim were ambushed and shot about 3:30 a.m. local time while sitting in a vehicle in the Downtown section of the city.
1:22 | 03/23/19

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Transcript for Off-duty Chicago police officer shot to death in 'devastating incident': Officials
Good afternoon thank you for being here today between. First and foremost someone and extend my deepest condolences to the anti Rivera family. Also to my Chicago police found. Right now I'm disgusted. By frankly. What we know about this incident so far in this sense it's really disgusting. Model accounts. And information that we have thus far this appears to be an unprovoked attack. Against a group of individuals who went out to unwind on Friday night. We have very good video. Of this heinous attack and detectives are working right now to Trace the movements of these offenders. Mark my words we will fine. As you heard from first deputy Rick deal. This all started around 3:30 AM after two off duty officers and two other individuals we turn to their vehicle after leaving a nightclub. We have no evidence of an encounter between the offenders group and the house this party. And we have at least one person of interest being questioned by detectives. No weapon has been recovered at this time. Officer and that was killed. Now Rivera. Is a two year veteran. Of this department and he served in the sixth district.

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