• Ed Gaines

Thousands of people gathered in Chicago to protest the fatal police shooting of 13-year-old

Crowds gathered in Logan Square on Friday night to demand justice for the teenager, who last month became one of the youngest people killed by the police in Illinois in years. On Thursday, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) released a body-camera video of the March 29 incident, which appears to show the 13-year-old with his hands raised before Chicago police fatally shot him. (USNews)



Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot urged the public to remain calm and "reserve judgment" until an independent board completes its investigation into the police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo.



‘Those videos speak for themselves. Adam ... did not have a gun in his hand,’ Adeena Weiss Ortiz, an attorney for the family of Adam Toledo, said following the release of bodycam footage showing police shooting and killing the 13-year-old in Chicago



Shaky and grainy body camera footage shows 13-year-old Adam Toledo's hands were up when officer Eric Stillman fatally shot him. "The officer said, ‘Show me your hands.’ He complied. He turned around," an attorney for Toledo's family said.



He was one of the youngest people killed by the police in Illinois in years.









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