(Actually, for Murder rates, CBS News says Chicago is #10, and St. Louis is #1)
On Monday, a lawsuit was filed against the Midlothian police officer who used excessive force when he shot the armed on-duty security guard after responding to a shooting incident at the bar. The federal lawsuit claims the unnamed officer shot Roberson while he was outside Manny’s Blue Room, 2911 S. Claire Blvd., after Roberson had apprehended one of the perpetrators police were seeking.
The shooting was “unprovoked,” “unjustified” and “unreasonable,” the lawsuit alleges. Midlothian Police Chief Delaney said “Jemel Roberson was a brave man who was doing his best to end an active shooter situation at Manny’s Blue Room.'