Cook County Sheriff’s Investigator Cuauhtemoc Estrada was shot and killed while intervening in a robbery, near the intersection of 30th Street and St. Charles Road in Bellwood, while off duty.
Investigator Estrada was attending a Christmas party at the VFW hall when he stepped outside and observed an armed robbery taking place in the parking. He identified himself and was reaching for his service weapon when he was shot once in the chest.
He was transported to Loyola University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
The suspect fled the scene and remains at large.
Investigator Estrada was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department for 20 years.
Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you know the name of this suspect or have any information that can help solve this crime
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