Sunday, June 24, 2012
Riverdale Animal fights with Neighbor and gets hunted and shot by Police
Police were called to the 14300 block of Michigan Avenue in Riverdale on Saturday for a dispute someone was having with a neighbor, police said. When police responded, an officer encountered an armed person firing a weapon at another person, Riverdale Police Chief William McHenry said in a press release.
The officer ordered the person to drop the weapon but he refused and the officer, who was fearing for his own safety, fired his weapon fatally hitting the suspect, McHenry said.
The suspect was identified as Michael Moore, 56, of the 14300 block of Michigan Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. He was pronounced dead at 8:52 p.m. Saturday at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to the office.
Riverdale police along with members of the Illinois State Police public integrity task force are investigating, police said.