Assistant State Attorney James Murphy appeared to suggest that the boy, Adam Toledo, was still holding a gun as Officer Eric Stillman pulled the trigger, killing him.
The state's protective "red flag" law didn't keep firearms out of the shooter's hands at a critical time, according to the police chief.
Shooting suspect Brandon Scott Hole was questioned last year after his mother told police her son might attempt “suicide by cop.”
Graphic footage shows the boy had his hands up when an officer killed him on March 29, reigniting the grief police violence brings Chicagoans.
Minneapolis is on edge as a verdict in the high-profile trial regarding George Floyd's death inches closer.
Jeffrey Sabol, who allegedly disarmed a police officer during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, was deemed a flight risk and a public danger.
As Chicago police released bodycam footage of an officer shooting a 13-year-old dead, Mayor Lori Lightfoot asked the city to remain calm and reserve judgment.
The defense rested without calling Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd, to testify.
Former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter will be charged with second-degree manslaughter after fatally shooting the 20-year-old Black man.
The expert, Dr. David Fowler, also acknowledged that it did not appear anyone ever measured George Floyd’s blood for carbon monoxide.