Family Files Lawsuit after Twelve-Year-Old Boy Shot during Police Raid

Maria Perez
Aug 21, 2019 - 4:53
Family Files Lawsuit after Twelve-Year-Old Boy Shot during Police Raid

A family in Chicago has filed a lawsuit claiming a SWAT officer shot a 12-year-old boy in the knee during a police raid in Chicago while he was sitting in his bed. The civil lawsuit, which was obtained by NBC News and filed on August 8 in Cook County Circuit Court, states that Amir Worship, 12, was shot in the knee by an officer in his family’s home while two dozen SWAT officers conducted a search for his mother’s boyfriend, Mitchell Thurman, on May 26. The suit states that officers involved in the raid were officers from the Country Club Hills Police Department and the Richton Park...

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