Chicago police bodycam video released in deadly Englewood shooting of Turell Brown
The COPA video made public late Tuesday afternoon is graphic and violent. It was a home disturbance name; police say, and the video exhibits a person with a knife. When the temporary encounter ended, 28-year outdated, Turell Brown, was lifeless.
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The incident occurred about 11 a.m. on a Sunday morning in September, within the 6500-block of South Harvard Avenue.
When CPD officers answered the home disturbance name to 911 that they had a peaceful dialog with a lady within the house. Then, patrol officers checked an adjoining room apparently on the lookout for Brown. Their physique worn cameras have been rolling. Officers backed out of that room, and drew their weapons out and up, after which Brown comes into view.
A number of rounds of police gunfire comply with orders to drop the knife.
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In accordance with police paperwork additionally launched with video, officers mentioned Brown did not comply with verbal path, was armed with a knife, there was imminent risk of battery with a weapon and the weapon was used, in an try to assault police.
When requested within the tactical report crammed out by officers whether or not Brown dedicated an assault or battery towards police, the officers answered sure.
Lower than a day after Brown was shot and killed by police his household spoke with ABC7; questioning CPD’s use of lethal drive on this case. No conclusions but from COPA, simply the video launch. Officers concerned within the incident have been placed on routine 30-day administrative depart and are actually again to full time standing based on a spokesman for Chicago police.
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