Each of the three boys faces eight counts of attempted first-degree murder, as well as other, lesser charges.
The officers, who have not yet been identified, were with their families at the hospital and “doing quite well,” Johnson said.
It’s one of those videos where it’s hard to see what is happening, but shows just enough that people will be tempted to make their own judgment.
Lowell Houser, 57, was charged with one count of first-degree murder, Cook County court records show.
Jose Nieves, 38, was fatally shot by the 57-year-old officer, assigned to the mass transit unit, about 9:15 a.m. Monday.
Chicago taxpayers will spend $3 million to compensate the family of a 17-year-old shot to death by police while fleeing an alleged carjacking.
I face the threat of rogue police that my white colleagues and friends will never know. So does potentially every black male.