Two people killed by Chicago police officer identified
CHICAGO - The Cook County medical examiner has identified two people killed in a Chicago police shooting as a 19-year-old black man and 55-year-old black woman.
Spokeswoman Becky Schlikerman says Quientonio Legreir and Betty R. Jones were killed early Saturday on the city's West Side. Jones was pronounced dead at Loretto Hospital at 4:51 a.m. Legreir was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital at 5:14 a.m.
The medical examiner's office says autopsies have not been scheduled.
Earlier Saturday, Chicago police said an officer responding to a domestic disturbance shot and killed two people after being "confronted by a combative subject."
Police said the shooting is under investigation and the case has been referred to the city's main police oversight agency.
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