Police Board Orders Firing Of CPD Officer Patrick Kelly, Accused Of Shooting Friend In Head While Off-Duty And Lying About ItChicago Police Officer Patrick Kelly, accused of shooting his friend in the head more than a decade ago, has been fired.
Appeals Court Tosses $44.7 Million Verdict Against City In Shooting Of Michael LaPorta By Off-Duty Cop Patrick KellyA federal appeals court has thrown out a $44.7 million judgment against the city of Chicago, awarded by a jury more than three years ago over off-duty Officer Patrick Kelly’s shooting of his friend, Michael LaPorta, after a night of heavy drinking.
City Wants Michael LaPorta, Shot And Permanently Disabled By CPD Officer Patrick Kelly, To Testify Against HimKelly claimed LaPorta had shot himself with the officer’s gun in a suicide attempt. It wasn’t until 2017 that the case was revisited and investigators found that Kelly had pulled the trigger and then lied about it for nine years.
Chicago Police Board Begins Hearings On Bid To Fire Officer Patrick Kelly For Shooting Friend And Lying About ItPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson filed disciplinary charges against Kelly, accusing him of shooting Michael LaPorta without justification in January 2010.
Officer Patrick Kelly, Who Likely Shot His Friend, Michael LaPorta In Head, Cannot Be Fired, Documents RevealA Chicago police officer accused of shooting his friend in the head and lying about it cannot be fired, according to documents obtained by the CBS 2 Investigators.
COPA Report Concludes CPD Officer Patrick Kelly Shot Friend Michael LaPorta, Lied About It For Nearly 10 YearsAn explosive new report accuses a Chicago Police officer of pulling the trigger on a friend – and lying about it for nearly a decade.
Main Takeaways: COPA Report On CPD Officer Patrick Kelly And The Shooting Of Michael LaPortaA report by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability claims that Chicago Police Officer Patrick Kelly shot his friend Michael LaPorta and lied about it for nearly 10 years. Here are the main takeaways from the report.
Third Probe Of Off-Duty Chicago Police Shooting LaunchedA Chicago agency has launched another investigation into the 2010 shooting of a man by an off-duty Chicago police officer the two were out drinking.