CHICAGO (CBS) — Dozens of people turned out in Logan Square on Saturday, calling for justice for Anthony Alvarez, a 22-year-old man shot and killed by Chicago police on March 31.
During a rally in Logan Square Park, demonstrators chanted his name and demanded the arrest of Chicago Police Officer Evan Solano, who shot Alvarez during a foot chase.READ MORE: Nine More States Added To Chicago Travel Advisory
Protesters later marched to Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s house.READ MORE: Police Say Tristan Whigham, 1-Year-Old Reported Missing, Is Safe With Family At A Shelter
The Civilian Office of Police Accountability is investigating the shooting. Body camera footage released in late April shows Alvarez had a weapon in his hand, but was running away at the time of the shooting.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?
Solano has been stripped of his police powers as COPA investigates.