Pursuant to the Illinois Juvenile Court Act, 705 ILCS 405/1-1, et seq., the City is prohibited from publicly releasing law enforcement records that relate to a minor who has been investigated, arrested, or taken into custody before his or her 18th birthday, without a court order. As a result, the City is restricted from publicly releasing certain records related to this officer-involved shooting.
This post was updated November 15, 2022, to include the Final Summary Report. The post was further updated on August 31, 2023 to include the Final Summary Report of 2016-1080378 which investigated allegations stemming from this incident.
NOTE: This incident involves the death of the involved individual, which is detailed in the Final Summary Report below. The release of all Final Summary Reports is mandated pursuant to the City of Chicago Municipal Code (Section 2-78-145, viewable here) and the Consent Decree in State of Illinois v. City of Chicago (17-cv-6260, paragraph 499, viewable here). As standard practice, prior to the release of any Final Summary Report involving an incident resulting in the death of an involved party, COPA notifies the family of its obligation to post the report to its website. Impacted families and/or their representatives were contacted prior to the release of this report.