Chicago police, firefighters and paramedics responded about 3:48 a.m. Thursday August 9, 2018 when a man was fatally shot during a home invasion in the block of 9700 South Harvard Avenue.
Four male offenders entered the residence through a side window, according to police. A 43-year-old victim who was staying in the home was involved in a physical struggle with one of the offenders, who shot the man in the chest and back. The four men fled, and no suspects are in custody.
The male gunshot victim was transported to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead.
The victim was not the owner of the home, who is a police officer. The victim’s identity or his relationship with the owner of the home was not initially released.
The Longwood Manor neighborhood home invasion and shooting is under investigation.
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