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Chicago Police Kill 18-Year-Old, Hundreds Rally in Protest

No Justice! No Peace From the newswire: "Several hundred people gathered at Catfish Corner on Chicago's West Side Thursday night to protest the police killing of Aaron Harrison, [who] was shot in the back [by Chicago police]. Multiple witnesses say police planted a drop gun on him."

Harrison, 18, was shot dead on Monday night, August 6. Rally attendees — including Reverend Al Sharpton, Reverend Paul Jakes, Jr. and Harrison's mother, Ms. Annie Johnson — called for an independent federal investigation into Harrison's death and the post-shooting campaign of police harassment. A follow-up protest at a CPD board meeting is scheduled for this week. Read more.

Additional Coverage:
Gapers Block | Chicago CopWatch


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