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Police Officer Samuel Jimenez was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance outside of a local hospital. The suspect shot his former fiance and then continued shooting inside the hospital striking Officer Jimenez and a bystander. Both Officer Jimenez and the bystander succumbed to their gunshot wounds. The suspect was shot and killed also during the exchange of gunfire. Officer Jimenez is the 49th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the second officer fatality from the state of Illinois in 2018.