Bodycam footage shows that 13-year-old Adam Toledo had his hands up when he was shot dead by a Chicago police officer – despite initial claims that he was holding a gun.
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 withholding of COVID-19 vaccines comes as the city conducts a review of actions by Loretto Hospital.
Lori Lightfoot backtracked on her claim that she was told only this week that Chicago police broke into the Black social worker's home, handcuffing her naked.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx spoke against the city trying to conceal footage of police raiding the wrong home and handcuffing a naked Black woman.
"I truly believe they would have shot me," said Anjanette Young, a social worker who was handcuffed when Chicago police raided her home nearly two years ago.
"I don’t know what goes on in that man’s mind that he doesn’t get it," Lightfoot said, tearing into McConnell for stalling on a COVID-19 stimulus package.
The overnight chaos amounted to “abject criminal behavior” and was not part of an organized protest, according to the city's mayor.
The city has seen an uptick in gun violence.
DHS may deploy the agents in an effort to bring down crime, following a similar move in Portland, Oregon, that local officials condemned.