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Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of CPD Officer Luis Huesca

The suspect needed in reference to final month’s fatal shooting of off-duty Chicago police Officer Luis Huesca was taken into custody Wednesday, in response to an alderman and a police supply acquainted with the investigation.

A Cook County judge last week issued an arrest warrant charging Xavier Tate, 22, with homicide in the April 21 killing of Huesca, 30, close to Huesca’s dwelling in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

In an announcement launched Wednesday evening, CPD stated Tate was taken into custody in Glendale Heights by CPD officers and members of the Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force.

A CPD supply acquainted with the investigation informed the Tribune that Tate was arrested with {the handcuffs} that belonged to Huesca. Authorities introduced a mixed $100,000 reward for public data resulting in Tate’s arrest and conviction.

Huesca, a six-year veteran of CPD, was shot a number of occasions in the 3100 block of West 56th Street whereas off-duty however in uniform early on April 21. His automobile was taken on the scene of the shooting, and his gun was additionally stolen however later recovered. Chicago police later dominated that he died in the road of responsibility.

At his funeral Monday, Huesca was remembered as “an exceptional person with courage, bravery, humility and pride in your work.”

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