Report: Cops moved slowly due to fear dying man may be armed

Suburban Chicago police did not immediately provide medical aide to a mortally wounded man an officer had just shot because they feared that he or his girlfriend could have a gun, according to police reports released this week. Last week, the mother of Marcellis Stinnette filed a lawsuit accusing Waukegan Police officers of letting her son bleed to death in the eight minutes it took for an ambulance to arrive. In that federal suit, and in another filed by the woman who was seriously injured, Tafara Williams, attorneys said the couple posed no threat to the officers when they were shot and that neither was armed.

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