Man sues city, CPD officers after spending more than 12 years in prison for murder he didn't commit

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Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Man sues city, cops after 12 years in prison for wrongful conviction
Darien Harris is suing the city and several police officers after over his wrongful conviction in a deadly Englewood, Chicago shooting case.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man who spent more than 12 years in prison for a crime he did not commit is now suing the city of Chicago and several CPD officers.

Darien Harris was convicted of murder in a gas station shooting back in 2011.

A judge overturned his sentence last December after learning the star witness in the case against Harris was legally blind.

City officials told ABC7 they have not been served with the complaint and they do not comment on pending litigation.

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