Dolton Village Police Department Illinois
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30 year-old Donte Johnson was killed by Dolton Illinois police officers responding to a 911 call. The shooting happened shortly after 5 a.m. at the Shell gas station at 1445 Sibley Boulevard in Dolton.
Authorities say a female clerk placed a frantic call to 911 to report a man with a mask and gun at the station. The clerked locked herself in the bathroom. Police say two officers were nearby and responded within seconds.
When they arrived, the officers found 30-year-old Donte Johnson standing over a man. As you heard, according to police, Johnson pointed his gun in the direction of the officers and then the cops opened fire.
They say Johnson ran and then collapsed. He was pronounced dead on the scene. A gun was recovered at the scene.
About a dozen of Johnson’s family and friends gathered outside the police station on the afternoon of the shooting. Many in the group said they doubted the police version of the story. Police said they would analyze surveillance footage from the gas station.
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Family disputes police account
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