Video released of CPD officer shooting unarmed teen with autism


Here we go again. WARNING: Video contains graphic content. Viewer discretion is advised. The Civilian Office of Police Accountability released video of a Chicago police officer shooting an unarmed teen with autism 14 months after the shooting happened. COPA posted the videos of the Aug. 13, 2017 shooting of 19-year-old Ricky Hayes on their website Tuesday. Hayes was 18 at the time of the shooting and survived. He was struck by bullets twice. According to the lawsuit filed in federal court, Hayes was whistling and singing in the streets near the 1000 block of South Wood Street on the South Side. He had been known to break out of his caretaker’s home in the past. Hayes was a ward of the state.


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