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Video shows fatal Chicago OIS of armed suspect

Police were called to reports of shots fired in a Chicago neighborhood when they found Aquoness Cathery armed with a handgun


By PoliceOne Staff

CHICAGO — Recently released bodycam footage shows an officer fatally shooting an armed suspect.

WGN-TV reports that the Civilian Office of Police Accountability released footage of the shooting for transparency. On Nov. 29, police responded to calls of shots fired in a Chicago neighborhood. 

When officers arrived at the scene, they found 24-year-old Aquoness Cathery armed with a handgun.

The video shows an officer entering an apartment before spotting Cathery and chasing him down a set of stairs. According to the police report, Cathery pointed his weapon at the officer, prompting the LEO to fire at him.

Cathery was taken to a hospital where he died. Police recovered a loaded Glock handgun at the scene.

 

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