NBC NEWS — An armed guard working at a bar in a Chicago suburb was killed early Nov. 11 by an officer who was responding to a call of shots fired, authorities say.
According to the Cook County sheriff’s office, officers from Robbins, Illinois, and the nearby village of Midlothian were the first to respond shortly after 4 a.m. on Sunday to a shooting at a bar in Robbins.
An officer from Midlothian fired at the security guard, who was later identified as 26-year-old Jemel Roberson, according to Sheriff’s spokeswoman Sophia Ansari. Roberson was later pronounced dead in a local hospital.
Roberson’s family filed a federal civil rights lawsuit on Nov. 12 “for the wrongful death of Jemel,” according to their attorneys.
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