Dakota Bright (7311)



11/11/2012: A 15-year-old who allegedly pointed a gun at officers was shot in the head by police in the South Side’s Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood, authorities said. Officers said they saw Dakota Bright with a handgun The police state that officers approached, Dakota fled on foot, the officers chased him. During the pursuit, the officers shot Dakota. A weapon was recovered at the scene, police said. Bright, of the 7600 block South Emerald, was declared dead on the scene at 4:11 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Officials at the morgue said Saturday that the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head, and they could not provide further details. http://www.suntimes.com/news/crime/16297114-418/officer-fatally-shoots-suspect-with-gun-on-south-side.html

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