Chicago Police Shot 14 They Wrongly Thought Had a Gun

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A flashlight, a wrench, an L-shaped object under a towel, and a Chicago Fire Department badge in a wallet all allegedly have been mistaken for guns in recent cases in which people were shot by police officers who believed they were under threat, reports the Chicago Tribune. At least 14 times since 2010, police officers shot someone and said they thought . . .

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