Chicago Mayor Lightfoot warns of ‘difficult to watch’ body cam video

Adam Toledo, 13, was shot to death on March 29 in the city.
2:28 | 04/15/21

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Transcript for Chicago Mayor Lightfoot warns of ‘difficult to watch’ body cam video
A little over two weeks ago a tragedy occurred that left a child dead. The mother and morning. In a family in crisis. In the early morning hours of Monday march 29 two little village a Chicago police officer shot and killed. The thirteen year old boy that we now know present and Toledo. And didn't. Later today and abiding aren't Cameron pod care and other video and audio footage which captured. The events leading up to and including how the shooting will be really said the public. After first and foremost being shown to the family and with their consent. I have seen those videos. And let me just say that there are incredibly difficult to watch. Particularly at the end. I say that not only is our mother of thirteen year old myself. That is a mayor who's deeply passionate about protecting our young people. Throughout my career I've watched. Dozens of videos like this one and then the scenes a police shootings. There's your group call was my job for many years to investigate police involved shootings. These videos in these moments are are never easy to bear witness to regardless of the circumstances. And what I've learned is that you need to brace yourself beforehand and let yourself feel the pain. And English. And shock of these dramatic events to avoid becoming known. As she watched. As more and more people seeing this footage. I want to ask again that everyone tuning in right now. Think first and foremost. About Adam taleo. About what his family is and during every single day some say learned of his passing. And I also ask that each must. Give them space to brief. No parent should ever have a video. Broadcast. Widely. Other child's. Last moments. Much less be placed in a terrible situation. Of losing their child in the first place.

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