Illinois policeman fatally shot with his own gun: police

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Posted: Oct 01, 2015 11:35 AM

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Illinois policeman killed in early September was fatally shot with his own weapon after a struggle, a local police commander told a news conference on Thursday.

The fatal shooting of Fox Lake Police Lieutenant Charles Joseph Gliniewicz is a homicide investigation, but the possibility of suicide is not off the table, Lake County Major Crime Task Force Commander George Filenko said.

(Reporting by Suzannah Gonzales in Chicago; Editing by Susan Heavey)