Longtime Friends Shocked by Fatal Shooting of Retired Police Officer in Chicago (Video)

Retired Officer Larry Newman Fatally Shot

A retired police officer, Larry Newman, was fatally shot in broad daylight outside his home in West Garfield Park, Chicago. The incident occurred around 11:30 AM, with neighbors reporting hearing five or six gunshots.

Community in Shock

The news of Newman’s death has left the community and his longtime friends in shock. Newman was known as a dedicated officer, a neighbor, a husband, a father, a grandfather, an uncle, and most importantly, a friend. A former classmate, Johnny, expressed her disbelief and sadness upon hearing the news from another concerned friend.

Revered Community Figure

Newman was well-respected in his community, especially known for his dedication to keeping the neighborhood safe. He was also active in his church, described by friends as a good, God-fearing man. His death has cast a shadow over the neighborhood, with a noticeable absence of children playing outside, highlighting the sense of danger felt by residents.

Ongoing Investigation

Chicago Police are currently investigating the shooting. The incident has heightened concerns about safety in the community, with many calling for continued prayers and efforts towards creating a safer environment.

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