Jemel Roberson

On November 11th, 2018 Jemel Roberson was killed by police at.
Incident ID 39877
Original Source(s)
Date Created Jan 7th, 2019
Date Updated Jan 7th, 2019
Age 26
Gender Male
Race African-American/Black
Incident Location
Address 2911 S Claire Blvd
City Robbins
State IL
County Cook
Incident Details
Date November 11th, 2018
Victim Armed? -
Weapon -
Cause of Death Gunshot
Name -
Agency -
After security asked a group of drunken men to leave Manny’s Blue Room Bar around 4 a.m., someone came back with a gun and opened fire. Security returned fire, and armed security guard Jemel Roberson restrained one of the men involved outside. An officer responding to the scene shot and killed Roberson, according to witnesses, despite being told he was a security guard. The officer's name has been withheld by police.

Officer shoots, kills armed security guard outside south suburban bar