A 13-year-old boy who “want to be a policeman” was killed by the Chicago police
The cause of death of a 13-year-old boy dreamed of joining the police, but was shot dead by a police officer in an “armed confrontation” this week, which shocked the city of Chicago, tired of crime, and prompted the mayor to demand an answer. The Cook County Medical Inspector confirmed to The Daily Beast that Adam Toledo died of a gunshot wound to the chest on Monday. His death occurred after a clash with the Chicago police in a small village and was classified as a homicide. The boy̵
7;s family, community leaders and even Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (Lori Lightfoot) asked the police to release camera images of the incident. The officers involved in the shooting have been appointed to positions for at least 30 days and are awaiting investigation. [Gary Elementary] School, likes sports, still a good boy. The Toledo family said in a statement on Friday: “He shouldn’t die like him.” The police now say the police waved a pistol to UVA Grad Slain. Police officers”, they will “seek justice for this condemned crime. “Added that they only learned of the death two days after Adam was killed. “We believe that the Chicago Police Department and the Office of Police Accountability Civilians will conduct a thorough investigation and will maintain transparency, the Toledo family told the police. The incident began at 2:35 am on Monday, when the police officer responded to “multiple shootings in the 200th block of S. Sawyer.” When they arrived, two were found “in a nearby alley.” Male, later known as Toledo and 21-year-old Ruben Roman. The police said that the armed man fled from the scene, prompting the police officers to start tracking their footsteps, which ended in an “armed confrontation.” “A police officer shot the criminal in the chest,” a Chicago Police Department spokesperson said in a statement. “The police confiscated the weapon and declared the deceased person dead at the scene.” The officials observed two people in a nearby alley, one of them fleeing on foot, leading to an armed confrontation. One subject was shot and killed. The second detainee. The gun was restored at the scene. COPA survey. #ChicagoPolice pic.twitter.com/bn7o2deAGS — Tom Iron (@TomAhernCPD) March 29, 2021, the police stated that Roman has been detained and charged with a misdemeanor of resisting or obstructing the peace officer. According to court records, Roman pleaded guilty in 2019 that he owned an illegal gun and was sentenced to probation. In an interview with the Chicago Sun Times on Thursday, the teenager’s mother, Elizabeth Toledo, said that the last time she saw her son was the day before the shooting. When they attended a memorial service for a relative. She said that she did not know what prompted the incident and she “just wanted to answer what really happened.” “Since the police knocked on my door yesterday, I have never heard from the police again,” she said on Thursday. Say. -The four-year-old son said that her son is “always happy”, loves animals, and dreams of joining the police. “He wants to be a policeman when he grows up,” Toledo said. “The next thing you know is that a policeman took his life.” Monday’s tragic shooting took place in Chicago during the siege of murder and shooting. According to the Chicago Tribune, 134 people were killed this year alone, which is higher than the same period in 2020. According to data from the Cook County Medical Attorney’s Office, last year was the worst year for recorded gun homicides. Amid the anger of the death of Toledo, Chicago Police Chief David Brown issued a statement on Thursday, calling it a “tragedy” and insisting that he is determined to release body videos. Brown said: “There was a fatal conflict between ourselves and a teenager, especially considering the recent increase in violent crime involving teenagers across the city.” “Unfortunately, this fear changed earlier this week. It has become a reality. Any loss of life is tragic, especially when youth is involved. On behalf of the entire Chicago Police Department, I extend my condolences to the minor’s family. However, COPA issued a statement on Thursday saying that due to the “Juvenile Court” The Act prohibits minors from sharing videos of minors, and therefore cannot release the video of the body camera without a court order. They stated that they are “making every effort and studying all legal channels that allow them to publish all video materials publicly,” They kept in touch with the Toledo family and allowed them to review all the footage. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot went to Twitter on Thursday to urge the release of these video materials. The footage, adding that she “can only imagine the incredible things the boy’s parents are going through now pain. “Because his family and the public will undoubtedly have a lot of problems, we must publish any relevant videos as soon as possible,” Lightfoot said, noting that this is “the most complicated case of the COPA investigation” and “transparency and speed are of the utmost importance.” “We have to ask ourselves how our social safety net failed this boy, leading to a tragic event. she says. Sign up now! Daily Beast Membership: “Beast Inside” provides a more in-depth introduction to stories that are relevant to you. Learn more.