Death penalty sought in slain officer's case

October 16, 2009 4:39:22 PM PDT
The state's attorney's office is seeking the death penalty against three men charged with killing Chicago Police Officer Alejandro Valadez.The announcement was made Friday.

Officer Valadez was killed last June as he was responding to calls of shots fired on Chicago's South Side.

Shawn Gaston, Kevin Walker and Christopher Harris are all facing murder charges and are currently in police custody.