Crime

Chicago Police Shoot BB Gun Wielding Teen

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A Chicago police officer had been chasing a teen who fled the scene of a robbery when the teen allegedly turned and pointed a weapon at the officer, prompting him to shot the teen in the leg. Upon further investigation it was determined that the weapon was in fact a replica gun that shot BBs and pellets. The teen is currently in stable condition and an investigation into the officer's actions is ongoing.

Opposing Views asks: Was the officer's shooting justified?