Travon Chadwell Killed by Chicago Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
2400 West 46th St.
Mapping Police Violence:

About 4 p.m., a security guard at a Home Depot store saw Travon Chadwell shoplifting. During an ensuing struggle, Chadwell shot the security guard, who was in grave condition. When Chadwell fled, officers pursued, and one officer was shot. Following that shooting, other officers continued to chase Chadwell. During a shootout with police, police shot and killed Chadwell.

Agency: Chicago Police Department

Motive: shoplifting

Confrontation Type: Other Non-Violent Offense

Service Call: Yes

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Travon Chadwell

Death Date: March 25, 2021

County: Cook

Geography: Urban

Gender: Male

Age: 18

Race: Black

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: car

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