Jul 01, 2022
Employee shot during jewelry store robbery in Oak Lawn, police say
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OAK LAWN, Ill. (WLS) -- Police are investigating an armed robbery that led to a shooting at a jewelry store in Oak Lawn Friday.
It happened on 95th Street, right across from Advocate Christ Medical Center.
Police say three masked suspects came in with guns, started taking jewelry, and then shot an employee who tried to confront him.
The suspects then took off.
That employee is said to be in critical condition.
No arrests have been made.
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Slain Indiana officer remembered as focused on police work
Noah Shahnavaz, 24, an officer with the Elwood Police Department 50 miles (80 kilometers) northeast of Indianapolis, was shot in the head just after 2 a.m. July 31, before he could even get out of his patrol car.
“Noah destroyed any barriers that got in his way,” his mother, Laurie Shahnavaz, said in her eulogy. “He was singularly focused on becoming a police officer and finally achieved that dream in 2021.”
Dozens of law enforcement officers were among the more than 1,300 people who attended the officer’s funeral at ITOWN Church in the officer’s suburban Indianapolis hometown of Fishers, with some going to an overflow room, WRTV-TV reported.
Following the funeral, a procession carried Shahnavaz’s body past the Elwood Police Department headquarters en route to the Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.
Shahnavaz served in the U.S. Army for five years and was an Elwood police officer for 11 months before his slaying.
State police arrested the accused gunman, Carl Boards II of Anderson, about 30 minutes after the killing. He has been charged with murder, resisting law enforcement and unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon.
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