Recently, a policeman in the state of Illinois, the United States, opened fire on a car, resulting in the death of a 19-year-old African-American youth in the car and serious injuries to his girlfriend. On the 24th, the police officer involved was fired by the local police station.
At present, the local police have not released the names of the police officers, and the footage of the law enforcement recorder at the time of the incident has not been released.
According to the local police report, the deceased was named Marcelis Stinnett. On the evening of the 20th local time, when he was interrogated by the police.
Steinnett’s girlfriend drove the vehicle back in the direction of the police officer, and the police officer then shot the two. Stinnett and his girlfriend were shot and rushed to the hospital, where Stinnett died. The police stated that no weapons were found in their car.
After the incident, protests were triggered locally. On the 22nd and 23rd, local people held high slogans such as “Black people’s life is also fate”, held a protest rally, condemned the police’s violent enforcement actions, and demanded a fair and transparent investigation.