Deadly 2016 Chicago police shooting of teenager Kajuan Raye ruled justified

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Nearly three years after the deadly Chicago police shooting of a Dolton teenager, the officer's actions were ruled justified.

Kajuan Raye, 19, was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer.



The Civilian Office of Police Accountability found 19-year-old Kajuan Raye was carrying a gun as Sergeant John Poulos had claimed.

Video, audio released in Kajuan Raye police shooting
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Video and audio of the Kajuan Raye police shooting was released.



No weapon was found at the scene in November 2016 when Raye was shot. However, a gun found under bushes in front of a house and recovered by police three months after the shooting was linked to Raye.

Raye was shot in the stomach multiple times and later died at Christ Hospital from a gunshot wound to the back. His death was ruled a homicide, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner

His mother is suing the city.

The Associated Press contributed to this article.
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