CHICAGO (CBS)–A Midlothian police officer who shot and killed a security guard at a Robbins bar now says he fears for his life.
The officer says he has received death threats since the Nov. 11 shooting of Jemel Roberson.READ MORE: West Side Teens Get Some Maritime Experience Out In Lake Michigan On Boats, Thanks To Community Leader Rev. Walter Jones
A Midlothian police officer, who has not been named, allegedly shot and killed Roberson in November while he was working security at Manny’s Blue Room Lounge, at 2911 S. Claire Blvd. in Robbins.
The police officer allegedly mistook him for a gunman who started shooting inside the bar.READ MORE: Aldermen Urge Passage Of 'Anjanette Young Ordinance' Seeking Sweeping Changes To CPD Search Warrant Procedures; 'We Have An Obligation To Change Policy'
The Daily Southtown reports police patrols are now assigned to the officer’s home.
Midlothian police say people have tried to put the officer’s address on social media. The officer is now on administrative leave.MORE NEWS: Woman Dead After Dragging Officer With Car Before Crashing Into Business In Dolton; Shots Fired By Police
A judge last month denied a motion from Roberson’s family asking to public name the officer.