Chicago Tonight

Witness Describes Moments Leading to Police Officer’s Death

Clip: 08/14/2019 | 3m 57s

After a night out with friends in River North, off-duty Chicago police Officer John Rivera apparently realized a dangerous situation was unfolding. Moments later, the 23-year-old was fatally shot inside his vehicle. Reporter Matt Masterson has been covering the trial and has this report.

Aired: 08/14/19

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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