Site Map | Archives | Electronic Edition | Mobile Edition | Alerts | RSS | Contact Us | Submit News & Photos | Subscriber Services
Feb 17, 9:23 AM EST

Funeral to be held for slain Chicago police commander

AP Photo
AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast

Document
Justice Arthur Cooperman's verdict statement in the Sean Bell case
Summons filed in civil wrongful-death case of Sean Bell
Indictment of three officers in shooting death of unarmed groom
Multimedia
Inside the Sean Bell Shooting
Arrest-related deaths by state
Multimedia
Map of police
gun deaths

CHICAGO (AP) -- Scores of police officers and other mourners will attend the funeral of a Chicago Police commander who was fatally shot by a suspect this week.

Representatives of police agencies from around the U.S. are also expected to attend services for Commander Paul Bauer on Saturday morning at Nativity of Our Lord Church in Chicago. A procession also is planned.

Bauer died Tuesday when he was shot six times while pursuing a suspect he was attempting to detain downtown Chicago. Officials have charged 44-year-old Shomari Legghette with the 53-year-old commander's killing. A judge has ordered Legghette held without bond.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has ordered flags be flown at half-staff to honor Bauer. The city has made sympathy books available to be signed at City Hall and the 18th police district.

© 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.