Man fatally shot by Rosemont police officer

A Rosemont police officer fatally shot a man while off-duty during a domestic incident in the 6200-block of Scott Street, officials said.

Joseph Caffarello, 31, was shot by the off-duty police officer on Wednesday just before 12 p.m. According to a statement from the Village of Rosemont, "The preliminary investigation reveals that the incident appears to be domestic related."

Caffarello is a former Illinois Tollway garage supervisor. He was featured in Sun-Times articles when he was fired, and won his job back twice.

The officer involved is Caffarello's brother-in-law. He has been place on administrative leave.


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