Connect with us

News

CPD Facing Hate Crime Lawsuit

The family of a college student who was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer has amended a lawsuit to label the shooting a hate crime. The lawyer for the father of 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier says the personal texts of Officer Robert Rialmo showed racial bias.

The Chicago Tribune reports that Rialmo’s attorney says the allegations of racism are “stupid and irresponsible.”

Copies of Rialmo’s text conversations were released by his attorney. One contained racial slurs used by Rialmo’s friend in the days before LeGrier’s shooting.

Rialmo was responding to a 911 call for helf when he fatally shot LeGrier, claiming the student was coming at him with a bat. The officer also shot and killed a neighbor in what police said was an accident.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Rihanna Suing Father for Illegally Profiting from ‘Fenty’ Trademark

News

Teacher Sues New York City For Firing Her Over Lesson About Slavery Teacher Sues New York City For Firing Her Over Lesson About Slavery

Teacher Sues New York City For Firing Her Over Lesson About Slavery

News

Lawsuit: Black Hotel Exec Told to Dance for Coworkers, Compared to 'Buckwheat' Lawsuit: Black Hotel Exec Told to Dance for Coworkers, Compared to 'Buckwheat'

Lawsuit: Black Hotel Exec Told to Dance for Coworkers, Compared to ‘Buckwheat’

News

Janet Jackson Sued by Ex-Tour Manager for $300K

News

Advertisement
Connect
Newsletter Signup