Update Feb 13, 2018 11:06 PM EST: Fallen Chicago Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer was an advocate for stiffer sentencing for repeat offenders, according to the Chicago Tribune. The suspect in Bauer's death was a four-time felon, the Tribune reported.
Update Feb 13, 2018 7:28 PM EST: Chicago officers stand at attention as the body of fallen police Cmdr. Paul Bauer passes by on the way to the medical examiner's office.
Update Feb 13, 2018 5:30 PM EST: Fallen Chicago Police Commander Paul Bauer is a 31 year veteran of the department, according to police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. The suspect in Bauer's death is in custody and a weapon was recovered, police officials confirmed.
Update Feb 13, 2018 5:20 PM EST: Chicago police officials have identified the fallen officer as Commander Paul Bauer. Bauer leaves behind a wife and daughter. Police officials say he was shot multiple times while engaged in a physical and armed confrontation with a suspect Tuesday afternoon near the city's Thompson Center. He was shot several times and died from his injuries. Mayor Rahm Emmanuel issued a statement asking for prayers for Bauer's family.
Feb 13, 2018 4:35 PM EST: Chicago police officers gathered outside Northwestern Memorial Hospital where one of their own was rushed after a shooting. The officer has died and law enforcement is in mourning
Feb 13, 2018 4:28 PM EST: A Chicago police commander was killed while responding to a threat at a downtown government building Tuesday afternoon.
Feb 13, 2018 4:16 PM EST: The suspect in the shooting of an off-duty Chicago police officer is in custody, according to WGN-TV.
Feb 13, 2018 4:04 PM EST: The injured Chicago police officer has been described as a high-ranking police official.