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. Police say Santana fired at least 10 shots and that the officer was struck several times.
Officials say that Santana also allegedly beat Chapman-Green, causing facial fractures, a skull fracture, and a brain bleed.
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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. She was shot Sunday night near her home in the 5400 block of South Narragansett Avenue in Chicago.
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Officials say Chapman-Green and Santana remain in the hospital.