芝加哥被杀警察的兄弟在致命枪击事件后直言不讳: 'God took the wrong kid'

法文, 29, 在南区西恩格尔伍德附近的一个交通站点与至少一名嫌疑人交火时被打死,另一名警官受重伤. During the course of the investigation, Chicago police Supt. David Brown said a male passenger opened fire on police, and the officers returned fire.

The second officer, a male who’s worked for the department for the past six years, remained hospitalized in critical condition.

CHICAGO POLICE IDENTIFIES ‘HERO’ OFFICER KILLED DURING TRAFFIC STOP: ‘WE WILL #NEVERFORGET’

(Ella French, 29. Chicago Police)

星期日, Andrew French, an Iraq War veteran, said her younger sister hadalways been a person of integrity,” according to the Chicago Tribune.

She’s always done the right thing even when nobody’s looking,” 他说. “She’s always believed in people and believed in doing the right thing. … She’s always believed in taking care of people that can’t take care of themselves.

法文, a three-and-a-half-year veteran of the force, was the first Chicago police officer fatally shot in the line of duty since Lightfoot took office in 2019, 该论文报道. She and the officer who was critically wounded were members of the community safety team, formed under Brown last summer to respond to crime hot spots.

Andrew French said her sister, even prior to joining the force, wanted to give people therapy or social services – over additional jail time.

She was the epitome of a good Samaritan,” 她的弟弟 told the Tribune. “And she was the best sister. It didn’t matter what I was going through or how hard things were hitting me, she was always there.

And I was proud of her, I’m still proud of her. Like this is — God took the wrong kid,” 他加了.

CHICAGO SHOOTING LEAVES 1 POLICE OFFICER DEAD, ANOTHER WOUNDED; 3 SUSPECTS NABBED: 报导

French was one of three officers inside a Chicago police car around 9 下午. Saturday conducting a traffic stop on another vehicle with three occupants.

One of the suspects was struck by the officers’ return fire during the shooting and was taken to the hospital. A second suspect was also into custody at that time.

The third suspect, a female, was captured early Sunday.

到目前为止在 2021, 布朗说 38 officers have been shot at, 其中, 11 were struck by gunfire. 去年, 79 officers were shot at or shot, which represented a 500% 从增加 2019.

Despite the shock, grief, pain, and sorrow we feel this morning, our brothers and sisters in blue put this uniform on each and every day,” Brown said at a 新闻发布会 星期日. “They go to work risking everything to serve the people of Chicago. They come to work willing to run toward danger. Toward gunfire. And they’re willing to sacrifice their lives to save the lives of perfect strangers.

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