CHICAGO (CBS) — The Chicago Police Board meets again Tuesday deciding whether Officer Robert Rialmo should be fired after shooting and killing two people three years ago.
It was the day after Christmas in 2015 when Rialmo and his partner responded to a domestic disturbance call on the West Side when Quintonio LeGrier came down the stairs with a baseball bat.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Illinois, Winter Storm Watch For Parts Of Indiana
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He also hit Bettie Jones, a neighbor who had opened the door for the officers.
The hearing continues through Wednesday with a decision expected in the next few months.MORE NEWS: Cook County Reopens Third Vaccination Site In A Week In Effort To Get More Residents Vaccinated
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson wants Rialmo fired for violating multiple department rules. The city is trying to prove Rialmo acted recklessly, even though a civil trial found Rialmo was justified, because he said he feared for his life.