CHICAGO - New video released Friday shows the perspective of a Chicago police officer who was shot while chasing a shoplifting suspect in Brighton Park.
Officers responded to a shoplifting calllast month where 18-year-old Trayvon Chadwell had just allegedly shot a Home Depot security guard.
The incident took place on March 25 at the Home Depot in Brighton Park.
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CPD responded to a call of shots fired with injuries at the store near 4500 S. Western Blvd.
Two officers saw the subject fleeing the scene of the incident and began a foot pursuit.
One officer was chasing the suspect through an alleyway on 46th street when the suspect fired a weapon, striking the officer.
The officer was struck near his vest, jolted so hard his shoes fly off.
His partner then dragged him to safety.
Back up arrived after that.
"Put the gun down and put your hands up... we do not want to shoot," one officer said.
Officers repeatedly instruct Chadwell to drop his weapon and then a shootout ensues.
Moments later, Chadwell was fatally struck.
Chadwell was taken to a local hospital where police say he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The officer shot was later released from the hospital.