The Latest: Relative says man shot by police wasn’t armed


CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on two fatal police shootings in Chicago (all times local):

9:10 a.m.

The cousin of a 19-year-old man fatally shot by a Chicago police officer is disputing police statements that the man was armed.

Authorities haven’t identified the man shot during a foot chase on Wednesday night, but relatives identified him as Kajuan Raye of Dolton.

Police say a sergeant opened fire when the man pointed a gun at him, but a weapon hasn’t been found at the shooting scene.

Raye’s cousin, Ahkeya White, says she’s certain he didn’t have a gun. White says her cousin was trying to figure out what he wanted to do and that he’ll be greatly missed.

Raye’s mother says she doesn’t know if her son was armed. But 38-year-old Karonisha Ramsey says if he did have a gun it “should have been right there” when he was fatally shot.

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7:15 a.m.

Police say a man has been killed by Chicago police after he shot two people, killing one.

Officers immediately intervened when they witnessed the shooting early Friday in the Homan Square neighborhood on Chicago’s west side. An injured man was in stable condition at a hospital.

No names were released. The Chicago Tribune says some people yelled profanities at police.

Police say a weapon was recovered at the scene. Officers involved in the shooting will work on administrative duties for at least 30 days.

Any video of the shooting will be released to the public within 60 days.

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