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Gunman was having mental health episode during UChicago shootout, prosecutors say

4 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - New details have emerged about a University of Chicago police-involved shootout with a gunman near campus.
The suspect has been identified as 28-year-old Rhyseen Wilson.
Man critical after shootout with University of Chicago police on South Side
Court documents revealed what led up the Tuesday, Jan. 18. encounter. According to prosecutors, an armed Wilson was experiencing a mental health episode and called 911, saying that he wanted to commit suicide by cop.
A University of Chicago police officer spotted Wilson on South Woodlawn holding a gun. Wilson allegedly fired his weapon...
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University of Chicago police officer who wounded man in shooting Tuesday was also involved in 2018 shooting of student near campus

University of Chicago police officer who wounded man in shooting Tuesday was also involved in 2018 shooting of student near campus

4 monthes ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

The officer involved in the two shootings was identified as Nicolas Twardak in a statement from the university Thursday morning. Twardak has been with U Chicago police since 2016.
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