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Quintonio LeGrier called 911 three times, ignored by dispatch before shot by Chicago Police

(Chicago Tribune)

On Monday the Independent Police Review Authority (IPRA) in Chicago released audio recordings of the three 911 calls Quintonio LeGrier made to the authorities on the morning he was shot six times by a police officer whose gunfire also accidentally killed his neighbor.  LeGrier told the 911 dispatcher that his life …

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Family of Bettie Jones, Mother of Five Killed by Chicago Police, Sues for Wrongful Death


“The family of Bettie Jones, the 55-year-old mother of five killed “accidentally” by Chicago police during an altercation with 19-year-old neighbor Quintonio LeGrier on Dec. 26, is now filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the city.” Full Story – Complex

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Father of slain 19-year-old sues city of Chicago over wrongful death, improper use of force

Quintonio LeGrier

Antonio LeGrier has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Chicago.  He had called police for help because his son was swinging a baseball bat in their apartment early Saturday morning.  The police officer who arrived on scene shot and killed both the son, 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and …

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