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Crime tape blocked off the 6500-Block of South Harvard Avenue on the South Side Sunday night for hours.
About 10:55 a.m., officers responded to a domestic disturbance and encountered a 28-year-old man who was armed with a knife, police said.
An officer shot Brown, who was later died from his wounds, according to officials.
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The Civilian Office of Police Accountability, the independent agency charged with probing police shootings, confirmed in a tweet Sunday afternoon that its investigators had also responded to the shooting.
COPA is responding to an officer-involved shooting in the 6500 block of South Harvard. If you or anyone you know has information pertaining to this incident, please contact our office at 312-746-3609 or visit our website at https://t.co/LqABRQUFLE— COPA (@ChicagoCOPA) September 19, 2021
When asked if the officers' body camera footage would be released, the city oversight agency said it understands "the importance of transparency and timelines, and will release at the earliest point possible without comprising the integrity of the investigation."
The officers involved are now on 30 day administrative duty, CPD said.
COPA urged anyone with information about the shooting to call (312) 746-3609.
The Sun-Times Media Report contributed to this article.