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Chicago Police Officer Sheldon Thrasher Faces Potential Firing In Fatal 2018 Shooting Of Maurice Granton Jr.

CBS 2 Chicago
August 7, 2021

The Chicago Police Department is moving to fire an officer who fatally shot a 24-year-old man in the back in 2018 in the Bronzeville neighborhood.

Police Supt. David Brown filed disciplinary charges against Officer Sheldon Thrasher on Friday with the Chicago Police Board, accusing him of violating multiple department rules when he shot Maurice Granton Jr. on June 6, 2018, including unlawful or unnecessary use of a weapon, incompetency or inefficiency in the performance of duty, disobeying an order or directive, and bringing discredit to the department.

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