Chicago Protests Erupt over Police Killing of 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo

HeadlineApr 05, 2021

Protests have erupted in Chicago following a fatal police shooting last week of 13-year-old Adam Toledo. Police were called to the predominantly Latinx neighborhood of Little Village, where an officer started chasing Toledo. The officer then shot him, striking him in the chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Shortly after the shooting, police alleged there was an armed confrontation and posted a photo on social media of a firearm on the ground. Body camera footage of Toledo’s killing is expected to be released soon.

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