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    Cops: Teen fatally shot trying to rob off-duty cop - chicagotribune.com

    Cops: Teen fatally shot trying to rob off-duty cop

    By Jeremy Gorner

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    9:25 AM CDT, June 18, 2011


    An off-duty Chicago police officer dressed up as a clown for a South Side fundraiser shot and killed a teen who held him at gunpoint tonight after the event, authorities said.

    The officer, who is assigned to the Near North police district, was in his clown outfit for a fundraiser for a day-care business. The event, attended by a group of 50 children, was near West 87th Street and South Damen Avenue.

    At 10:10 p.m. after the event ended, the officer went to his car and a teen approached him, asking him for money, authorities said. When the officer said he had no money, the teen pulled a gun on him, authorities said.

    During a struggle with the teen, the officer grabbed hold of the gun, opened fire and killed him.

    The officer sustained minor injuries, according to a release from police News Affairs.

    A weapon was recovered from the scene.

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    Please, please....someone tell me the man honked his clown horn when it was over.
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    Glad the officer was able to go home, and btw, good to be helping out with a fundraiser on top of it. I sure don't envy this officer in the political storm to come, and having to live with what they were forced in to doing: something remembered long after those who will be most outraged tomorrow have forgotten all about it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pudge View Post
    Please, please....someone tell me the man honked his clown horn when it was over.

    Or at least squirted him with his flower.
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    Please, please....someone tell me the man honked his clown horn when it was over.
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    Or at least squirted him with his flower.
    Is it wrong that I laughed at both of these??
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    Quote Originally Posted by gopherpuckfan View Post
    Is it wrong that I laughed at both of these??
    If you're wrong, then so am I.

    I am very glad that the officer was uninjured.




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    I'll bet his last thought was, "Man, I hate clowns!"
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    I still hate clowns but this one is ok in my book.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    I still hate clowns but this one is ok in my book.
    Very wise Georgie, very wise indeed. Don't "try to" take things from strangers:


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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    Very wise Georgie, very wise indeed. Don't "try to" take things from strangers:

    YouTube - ‪IT - Pennywise meets Georgie‬‏
    AW, MAN!! You just HAD to throw Pennywise up in here, didn't you?? He is the basis of my clown phobia!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    AW, MAN!! You just HAD to throw Pennywise up in here, didn't you?? He is the basis of my clown phobia!
    I've never watched it as I actually LIKE Tim Curry and would like to KEEP liking him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    AW, MAN!! You just HAD to throw Pennywise up in here, didn't you?? He is the basis of my clown phobia!
    Pennywise is the scariest clown ever!!




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    Quote Originally Posted by Pudge View Post
    Please, please....someone tell me the man honked his clown horn when it was over.
    Or wait for the tiny clown car to show up with the other ten backup clowns...........;-)
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