Slain off-duty Chicago police officer was department veteran

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Slain off-duty Chicago police officer was department veteran

In this Feb. 23, 2016 photo, then Chicago police Capt. Paul Bauer takes part in the arrest of a protester outside an Apple store on Magnificent Mile in Chicago. Promoted to commander, Bauer, 53, a 31-year veteran of the department, was fatally shot Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in downtown Chicago after he spotted a man matching the radio description of an armed suspect officers were chasing on foot, the city's police superintendent said. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Chicago Fire Department members put up a U.S. flag to fly above Harrison Street before the body of Chicago police Cmdr. Paul Bauer is transported to the Cook County Medical Examiner in Chicago on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. The off-duty police commander was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in downtown Chicago after he spotted a man matching the radio description of an armed suspect officers were chasing on foot, the city's police superintendent said. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune via AP)
In this Feb. 23, 2016 photo, then Chicago police Capt. Paul Bauer, left, takes part in the arrest of a protester outside an Apple store on Magnificent Mile in Chicago. Promoted to commander, Bauer, 53, a 31-year veteran of the department, was fatally shot Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in downtown Chicago after he spotted a man matching the radio description of an armed suspect officers were chasing on foot, the city's police superintendent said. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Chicago police officers arrive for a news conference at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, regarding Cmdr. Paul Bauer, who was killed earlier in Chicago on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. The off-duty police commander was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in downtown Chicago after he spotted a man matching the radio description of an armed suspect officers were chasing on foot, the city's police superintendent said. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Chicago police officers remain on the scene outside the James R. Thompson Center after off-duty Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer was shot several times as he went to assist tactical officers pursuing a fleeing suspect near the center on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
A Chicago Police officer speaks a with a pedestrian at the scene where an off-duty officer was shot while assisting a tactical team at a state government office building, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Law enforcement vehicles, right, travel West on the Eisenhower Expressway as part of a procession taking the body of Chicago Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Chicago. Bauer, who was off-duty, was shot several times when he went to assist tactical officers pursuing a fleeing suspect near the James R. Thompson Center In Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Police guard the scene where an off-duty officer was shot while assisting a tactical team at a state government office building, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Police guard the crime scene after an off-duty Chicago police officer was shot at the James R. Thompson Center, in Chicago, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the off-duty officer was shot around 2 p.m. Tuesday at the James R. Thompson Center. Guglielmi says the preliminary information is that the shooting happened just outside the building. The officer was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Police guard the crime scene after an off-duty Chicago police officer was shot at the James R. Thompson Center, in Chicago, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the off-duty officer was shot around 2 p.m. Tuesday at the James R. Thompson Center. Guglielmi says the preliminary information is that the shooting happened just outside the building. The officer was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Police guard the crime scene after an off-duty Chicago police officer was shot at the James R. Thompson Center, Feb. 13, 2018. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)/Chicago Tribune via AP)
A Chicago police officer strings crime scene tape across from the Thompson Center after an off-duty officer was shot in Chicago, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the off-duty officer was shot around 2 p.m. Tuesday at the James R. Thompson Center. Guglielmi says the preliminary information is that the shooting happened just outside the building. The officer was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP)

Slain off-duty Chicago police officer was department veteran

In this Feb. 23, 2016 photo, then Chicago police Capt. Paul Bauer takes part in the arrest of a protester outside an Apple store on Magnificent Mile in Chicago. Promoted to commander, Bauer, 53, a 31-year veteran of the department, was fatally shot Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in downtown Chicago after he spotted a man matching the radio description of an armed suspect officers were chasing on foot, the city's police superintendent said. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Chicago Fire Department members put up a U.S. flag to fly above Harrison Street before the body of Chicago police Cmdr. Paul Bauer is transported to the Cook County Medical Examiner in Chicago on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. The off-duty police commander was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in downtown Chicago after he spotted a man matching the radio description of an armed suspect officers were chasing on foot, the city's police superintendent said. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune via AP)
In this Feb. 23, 2016 photo, then Chicago police Capt. Paul Bauer, left, takes part in the arrest of a protester outside an Apple store on Magnificent Mile in Chicago. Promoted to commander, Bauer, 53, a 31-year veteran of the department, was fatally shot Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in downtown Chicago after he spotted a man matching the radio description of an armed suspect officers were chasing on foot, the city's police superintendent said. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Chicago police officers arrive for a news conference at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, regarding Cmdr. Paul Bauer, who was killed earlier in Chicago on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. The off-duty police commander was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in downtown Chicago after he spotted a man matching the radio description of an armed suspect officers were chasing on foot, the city's police superintendent said. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Chicago police officers remain on the scene outside the James R. Thompson Center after off-duty Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer was shot several times as he went to assist tactical officers pursuing a fleeing suspect near the center on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
A Chicago Police officer speaks a with a pedestrian at the scene where an off-duty officer was shot while assisting a tactical team at a state government office building, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Law enforcement vehicles, right, travel West on the Eisenhower Expressway as part of a procession taking the body of Chicago Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Chicago. Bauer, who was off-duty, was shot several times when he went to assist tactical officers pursuing a fleeing suspect near the James R. Thompson Center In Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Police guard the scene where an off-duty officer was shot while assisting a tactical team at a state government office building, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Police guard the crime scene after an off-duty Chicago police officer was shot at the James R. Thompson Center, in Chicago, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the off-duty officer was shot around 2 p.m. Tuesday at the James R. Thompson Center. Guglielmi says the preliminary information is that the shooting happened just outside the building. The officer was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Police guard the crime scene after an off-duty Chicago police officer was shot at the James R. Thompson Center, in Chicago, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the off-duty officer was shot around 2 p.m. Tuesday at the James R. Thompson Center. Guglielmi says the preliminary information is that the shooting happened just outside the building. The officer was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Police guard the crime scene after an off-duty Chicago police officer was shot at the James R. Thompson Center, Feb. 13, 2018. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)/Chicago Tribune via AP)
A Chicago police officer strings crime scene tape across from the Thompson Center after an off-duty officer was shot in Chicago, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the off-duty officer was shot around 2 p.m. Tuesday at the James R. Thompson Center. Guglielmi says the preliminary information is that the shooting happened just outside the building. The officer was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP)
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