Aaron Harrison (3862)

8/6/2007: Aaron Harrison was spotted by Chicago Police gang task force on a street corner with some friends around 8:30 P.M., when the officers saw Harrison tugging at his pants, and later running away. In the following pursuit, one officer believed Harrison to be armed and saw him flash a gun at him. The officer fired at Harrison, striking him in the back and killing him. A gun was found near Harrison's body. Though an Independent Police Review Authority investigation cleared the officers of any wrongdoing, a jury awarded Harrison's family $8.5 million in damages after Harrison's mother filed a lawsuit against the city. http://www.iprachicago.org/L1008171U07-25.pdf

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