It’s with profound sadness that we share the death of PO Samuel Jimenez from tonight’s senseless active shooter incident. Please pray for his family, his fellow officers & the entire #ChicagoPolice Department. Supt Eddie Johnson & @ChicagosMayor will hv a press briefing shortly pic.twitter.com/2onFeyaSDK
— Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) November 20, 2018
November 19, 2018-Chicago Police announced at 1:27 p.m. today that they responded to an active shooter incident at Mercy Hospital, 2525 S. Michigan Avenue. According to the official Chicago Police Department Twitter feed, the officer was identified as Police Officer Samuel Jimenez. Also killed in the incident was a physican who was shot in the parking lot. ABC 7 Chicago identified the physician as Dr. Tamara O’Neal:
ABC7 I-Team identifies doctor shot at Mercy Hospital as Dr. Tamara O’Neal:
— ABC 7 Chicago (@ABC7Chicago) November 20, 2018
Dr. O’Neal was reportedly shot as the gunman approached the hospital. One unidentified victim also succumbed to gunshot wounds after being transported to a local hospital. The gunman was shot by Chicago Police Officers and has also died.
Mayor Emmanuel has scheduled a press conference.