Illinois State Police dashcam captures moment Chicago murder suspect fires shots at officer

Dashcam video released Tuesday shows the horrifying moment an Illinois State Police officer was allegedly fired upon by a Chicago man last week near Springfield. On Oct. 24, just before 11:00 p.m., officials say ISP officer Dakotah Champman-Green stopped Cristobal Santana in the 1600 block of Toronto Road. The video shows Santana get out of the vehicle during the stop and exchange gunfire with Chapman-Green.

Officials say that Santana also allegedly beat Chapman-Green, causing facial fractures, a skull fracture, and a brain bleed. IL GUNMAN INJURES 15 IN LATE-NIGHT HALLOWEEN PARTY SHOOTING CHICAGO HOMICIDE SUSPECT ARRESTED AFTER STATE TROOPER SHOT IN LEG According to police, Santana fled the scene but was taken into custody a few hours later. Police say Santana was a suspect in the murder of his ex-girlfriend, Adrianna Lopez.

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