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Chicago Police Commander Fatally Shot While Pursuing Suspect

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    Chicago Police Commander Fatally Shot While Pursuing Suspect

    By Jeremy Gorner, Peter Nickeas, John Byrne and Tony Briscoe
    CHICAGO — A Chicago police commander who had complained about the difficulty of keeping violent criminals off the streets was fatally shot Tuesday while pursuing a suspect in in a rare outburst of daytime gun violence downtown.

    Cmdr. Paul Bauer, 53, was shot to death at the Thompson Center administrative building after chasing a man fleeing from tactical officers who tried to stop him, police officials said. Bauer, a 31-year-veteran who had been in the area for training and had a meeting with aldermen scheduled later, confronted the man, according to police officials and other sources. He opened fire, hitting the commander multiple times, police said.

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