August 19, 2014
Agencies: Chicago Police Department Illinois
Cause of death: Shooting
Last updated: over 5 years ago
According to police, 21-year-old Darius Cole-Garrit was fatally shot by Chicago police after pointing a gun at an officer. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police spokesman Pat Camden said when officers jumped out of their vehicle Cole-Garrit jumped off the bike and began to run, authorities said. The man pointed a gun toward officers and police shot him, according to the police department's statement.
A Cole-Garrit family member told EBWIki that the family disputes police accounts and that litigation may be coming as they attempt to get justice for Cole-Garrit.