Moment TWO Chicago cops and suspect are shot at close range in revealed alleyway

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Moment TWO Chicago cops and a suspect are shot at close range in an alleyway shown on shocking bodycam footage

  • Bruce Lua, 45, was tracked by police after alleged gunfire in Chicago
  • After a chase, Lua appears to shoot cops before firing back
  • The suspect has been charged with two counts of attempted murder
  • Bodycam footage released as part of an investigation into the use of force

Shocking police bodycam footage has been released showing two officers being shot and a suspected gunman injured during a shootout in Chicago.

Bruce Lua, 45, was chased by officers in Lawndale at 7am on May 16 after a gunshot detection system alerted them.

They followed him for several blocks at a distance as they yelled at him to stop and show his hands, but he seems to ignore their instructions.

Shocking police bodycam footage has been released showing two officers being shot

Shocking police bodycam footage has been released showing two officers being shot

The video shows Lua walking on until he suddenly pulls out a gun and fires at an officer out of nowhere.

Several officers then fired back and hit the suspect in the leg.

One corner shows an officer falling to the ground returning fire before confirming, “I’ve been hit, I’ve been hit.”

Lua also fell to the ground after being shot and can be heard moaning.

Bruce Lua, 45, was chased by officers in Lawndale at 7am on May 16 after a gunshot detection system alerted them.

Bruce Lua, 45, was chased by officers in Lawndale at 7am on May 16 after a gunshot detection system alerted them.

They followed him for several blocks at a distance as they yelled at him to stop and show his hands but he seems to ignore their instructions

They followed him for several blocks at a distance as they yelled at him to stop and show his hands but he seems to ignore their instructions

The video shows Lua continuing to walk until he suddenly pulls out a gun and fires at an officer from clear range

The video shows Lua walking on until he suddenly pulls out a gun and fires at an officer from clear range

A police officer, 26, was shot in the hand while a 28-year-old officer was hit in the hip and shoulder.

The couple and Lua survived and were treated in hospital before being released the same day.

Two days later, Lua was charged with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of aggravated battery to a peace officer and unlawful use of a weapon.

A cop, 26, was shot in the hand while a 28-year-old cop was hit in the hip and shoulder

A cop, 26, was shot in the hand while a 28-year-old cop was hit in the hip and shoulder

The couple and Lua survived and were treated in hospital before being released the same day

The couple and Lua survived and were treated in hospital before being released the same day

He was also ordered to hold $100,000 bail for his pending assault case

He was also ordered to hold $100,000 bail for his pending assault case

He was also sentenced to be held on $100,000 bail for his pending misdemeanor assault case.

Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown said after the shooting: “They were in uniform, clearly Chicago police officers, and this unsub disrespected their position as police officers – no respect – and started killing them.

“But for the grace of the Lord we’re not here talking about planning a funeral for our officers.”

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability released the bodycam footage as part of their extensive use of violence investigation, which is still ongoing.

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability released the bodycam footage as part of their extensive use of violence investigation, which is still ongoing

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability released the bodycam footage as part of their extensive use of violence investigation, which is still ongoing

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