Justice for Jemel Roberson
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Justice for Jemel Roberson

Justice for Jemel Roberson

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Published: August 8, 2019 0 0 256
By: Kayla Idesa Marie Timbol, Columbia College Chicago
Category: Photography
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On November 11, 2018, 26-year-old Jemel Roberson was fatally shot by a police officer responding to report of shots being fired. Roberson was working as a security guard when four people were non-fatally shot by a gunman. After Roberson had restrained the gunman he was then shot by the officer. Alumni and students of Lane Tech College Prep Highschool gathered at the school after the event for a vigil for Roberson who was an alumnus of Lane Tech as well. November 17, 2018, at Lane Tech College Prep High school, Chicago, Illinois.