ROBBINS, Ill. – An armed security guard working at a bar in Chicago was shot and killed by a police officer who was responding to a call of shots fired, according to NBC News.
Officers from Robbins, Illinois, and the nearby village of Midlothian were responding to reports of shots fired after 4 a.m. Sunday at Manny's Blue Room Bar in Robbins.
A police officer from Midlothian shot Jemel Roberson, a 26-year-old security guard, who was pronounced dead at a hospital.
The initial shooting left four people injured, they are expected to be OK. That shooting is believed to have began with a verbal confrontation.
The officer who shot Roberson has been placed on paid administrative leave.
Roberson's family filed a federal civil rights lawsuit for wrongful death.