Chicago to Release Video of Cop Fatally Shooting 13-Year-Old

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability said that among the materials it will release pertaining to the March 29 shooting death of Adam Toledo will be officer bodycam footage, video captured by a third party, arrest reports and recordings of shots being fired in the area that led police to respond.

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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 6, 2021, file photo, Jacob Perea, 7, left and Juan Perea, 9, hold signs as they attend a news conference following the death of 13-year-old Adam Toledo, who was shot by a Chicago Police officer at about 2 a.m. on March 29 in an alley. The independent board that reviews Chicago police shootings says it will release body camera footage and other investigation materials Thursday, April 15, 2021, pertaining to the fatal shooting. (AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar, File)
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CHICAGO (AP) — Body camera footage of a Chicago police officer fatally shooting a 13-year-old boy last month will be released Thursday, the board that reviews such shootings said. The Civilian Office of Police Accountability, or COPA, said in a news release Wednesday that among the materials it will release pertaining to the March 29 shooting death of Adam Toledo will be officer bodycam footage, video captured by a third party, arrest reports and recordings…

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