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Watch Chicago Cops Rushing Towards Murder Suspect: ‘Watch The Crossfire’

Watch Chicago Cops Rushing Towards Murder Suspect: ‘Watch The Crossfire’

Newly released video shows Chicago police officers running toward a  suspect, then ducking behind fences and crouching on porches as more than 25 shots are fired between police and a man believed to have just shot his pregnant girlfriend on the West Side in November.

The shooting started out as a call about a domestic battery in the 4600 block of West Adams Street around 11:30 p.m. Officers found Grimes’ pregnant, 24-year-old girlfriend shot in the abdomen. She survived but the couple’s baby did not.

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wly released video shows Chicago police officers running toward a  suspect, then ducking behind fences and crouching on porches as more than 25 shots are fired between police and a man believed to have just shot his pregnant girlfriend on the West Side in November.

Grimes fled the home and was spotted near Madison Street and Kenton Avenue, Deputy Chief Al Nagode said at the time. Grimes raised his gun and fired a shot at an officer, he said.

The officer called for backup, and police set up a perimeter around the surrounding blocks, authorities said. Grimes was discovered in the gangway and again fired at police, authorities said. Officers returned fire.

Police said they recovered a semi-automatic handgun at the scene.  Two officers were hurt, one of them suffering a possible graze wound from a bullet, Nagode said.

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