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Chicago Man Accused of Firing at Police Held on $1 Million Bond

HeadlineAug 12, 2020

In Chicago, a 20-year-old man who was shot at multiple times by police and charged with attempted murder for allegedly firing at police officers first is being held on a $1 million bond. This comes as South Side Weekly reports there is no bodycam footage or any video evidence of Latrell Allen allegedly shooting at police officers. Allen’s brother, who was with him at the time of Sunday’s shooting, told the Chicago Sun-Times that his brother hadn’t fired at police. Another witness told South Side Weekly a police vehicle drove toward Allen at high speed, jumping a curb, possibly causing Allen to panic and run. The shooting sparked massive protests in Chicago, where over 100 people were arrested overnight on Monday.

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