Harith Augustus, 37

Chicago, Illinois
July 14, 2018

Agencies: Chicago Police Department Illinois

Cause of death: Shooting

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On July 14, 2018, an unnamed Chicago Police Department (CPD) probationary officer shot Augustus. He was taken to Jackson Park Hospital, where he was reportedly pronounced dead at 5:50 p.m.

The department’s “preliminary statement,” says the incident began because Augustus was “exhibiting characteristics of an armed person”:

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