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Jury awards $742K to family of dad killed by cops while having mental health crisis

Chicago Sun-Times
March 25, 2022

A civil jury has found two Chicago police officers and the city liable for the shooting death of a 21-year-old father who was killed in 2014 during a mental health crisis. 

Hector Hernandez was shot 13 times at his girlfriend’s home in the 2500 block of West 50th by former CPD officers Patrick Kelly and Antonio Corral.

Hernandez’s two children will be awarded $742,500, according to Romanucci & Blandin, LLC, the law firm representing the family. 

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