Man Shot by ICE Agent

Last Monday morning, a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer fired his weapon at a 53-year-old man, leaving him hospitalized. The incident occurred at a Chicago home as ICE officers were serving an arrest warrant. Conflicting versions of the events have been presented to the media. According to ICE, a second person pointed a weapon at agents, leading to the firing of the ICE agent’s weapon. The hospitalized man’s attorney offered a different account of the incident, saying that the unarmed man answered a pounding at his door and was shot by an ICE agent without cause. The shooting has raised questions about the use of force and Chicago activists are now calling for transparency in the occurrence. On Tuesday, ICE declined to elaborate on the shooting and stated that its Office of Professional Responsibility will investigate.

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Hombre tiroteado por agente de ICE

El pasado lunes por la mañana, un oficial de U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) disparó su arma hacia un hombre de 53 años de edad dejándolo hospitalizado. El incidente ocurrió en un hogar en Chicago mientras oficiales de ICE presentaban una orden de arresto. Versiones contradictorias han sido presentadas a los medios de comunicación. Según ICE, una segunda persona señaló un arma a los agentes, resultando en el disparo del arma del agente de ICE. El abogado del hombre hospitalizado ofreció una versión diferente del incidente, diciendo que el hombre desarmado abrió la puerta cual estaba siendo golpeada y fue disparado sin causa por un agente de ICE. El disparo a planteado preguntas acerca del uso de fuerza y activistas de Chicago ahora están exigiendo transparencia en los hechos. El martes, ICE se negó a explicar el tiroteo en mayor detalle y enunció que su Oficina de Responsabilidad Profesional investigará lo ocurrido.

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http://www.qconline.com/news/illinois/chicago-activists-call-for-transparency-in-ice-shooting/article_2da27ce4-13fa-11e7-9a90-6fa22899ce64.html

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