CPD release video of fatal shooting in South Shore

Chicago Police released body cam video Sunday from a fatal shooting in the South Shore neighborhood.

On Saturday around 5:30 p.m., police said they saw Harith Augustus, 37, "exhibiting characteristics of an armed person” on East 71st Street that there was a "confrontation" when they tried to question him. 

The video shows several officers surrounding him and asking him questions. His shirt is lifted, revealing at least one gun. He tries to take off.

"We find no documentation supporting him being [a] concealed carry [permit holder]," Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said.

No officers were hurt, and a weapon was recovered at the scene along with several magazines of ammunition, according to the police.

 
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