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Old 09-28-2006, 03:30 PM   #1
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Angry Metra police officer shot and killed

WMAQ-TV 8:10 a.m. CDT September 28, 2006
HARVEY, Ill. - A Metra police officer was shot and killed Wednesday night near the commuter rail system's 147th Street station in Harvey. The officer
was pronounced dead on the scene at 333 E. 147th Pl. in Harvey at 11:50 p.m., according to a spokesman with the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

Metra officials said the slaying occurred across the street from Metra's Electric Line station at 147th and Clinton streets.

Metra spokesman Patrick Waldron late Wednesday confirmed that an on-duty officer was killed.

The officer was a former Riverdale police officer and was shot while sitting in his patrol car, according to Harvey and Riverdale police sources.

A Harvey police spokeswoman could not provide details.
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