Police conducting drug surveillance near the Hilliard Towers Housing development approached a suspicious group in the parking lot. The subject ran to a nearby playground. Officers tried to grab him but the subject allegedly fired twice, grazing an officer on the side of the head. He fired two more shots, an officer returned fire and hit him. He staggered and was shot again, dying at the scene.

ID: 12722

Victms Name: Donnell Strickland
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: Chicago
County: Cook
State: IL
Zip Code: 60616
Country: United States of America

Agency: Chicago Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Police conducting drug surveillance near the Hilliard Towers Housing development approached a suspicious group in the parking lot. The subject ran to a nearby playground. Officers tried to grab him but the subject allegedly fired twice, grazing an officer on the side of the head. He fired two more shots, an officer returned fire and hit him. He staggered and was shot again, dying at the scene.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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