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Commander Paul Bauer was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest a suspect who was connected to a prior shooting that occurred days earlier. Commander Bauer observed the suspect at a government building and attempted to stop him in a stairwell and the suspect opened fire. Commander Bauer is the 12th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed in 2018 and the first officer fatality from the state of Illinois.