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'Outrageously escalatory' behavior of cops left Chicago motorist dead, family says in lawsuit

Posted on AllSides April 24th, 2024
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CHICAGO — The family of an Illinois man killed in a barrage of bullets by Chicago police filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday alleging the officers involved were “outrageously escalatory” in the traffic stop that left motorist Dexter Reed dead and an officer wounded. The lawsuit against the City of Chicago and the five officers involved in pulling Reed, 26, over on March 21 outlines 17 counts, including three counts of excessive force, wrongful death, and two violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act that hints at a key part of...

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