Man convicted in Englewood police-involved shooting that prompted looting downtown

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Friday, June 2, 2023
Man convicted in police-involved shooting that prompted looting
Latrell Allen has been convicted in an Englewood, Chicago shooting that prompted looting downtown.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man has been convicted of attempted murder for a shooting that prompted a round of looting in downtown Chicago.

It happened in August 2020 near 57th and Racine. Police responded to a call of a man with a gun, and chased Latrell Allen into an alley.

Police said he fired a gun at them. They shot back, hitting him in the shoulder.

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Former Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said at the time that misinformation about the shooting prompted the looting.

Allen's sentencing is scheduled for July 10.

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