Family of 84-year-old woman killed in Chicago police chase calls for action, response from city

Verona Gunn's family members filed lawsuit against city, officers involved, but say they have gotten no response

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Monday, June 6, 2022
Family of mom killed in CPD chase calls for action, city response
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The family of Verona Gunn, a woman killed in a Chicago Police Department chase and car crash, caught on surveillance video, is calling for action.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The family of a Chicago woman killed in a crash during a police chase has been calling for answers and action from the city.

Verona Gunn, 84 years old, was killed in May 2019. Surveillance video showed a police cruiser and an unmarked police car colliding on the West Side and then hitting the vehicle with Gunn riding inside.

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Family members filed a lawsuit against the city and the officers involved, but said they have gotten no response.

ABC7 has reached out to the city for a response to Monday's news conference and has not heard back yet.