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Homewood Resident Identified in Police Shooting

The 30-year-old Homewood man was shot and killed in the apartment he lived in after getting into a confrontation with police early Sunday morning.

The man fatally shot by police early Sunday morning has been identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as 30-year-old Homewood resident Brandon Culpepper, according to a Chicago Tribune report.

Police say they were responding to a disturbance call at an apartment building on the 900 block of Olive Rd. just before 7 a.m. Sunday when they got into a confrontation with Culpepper. The sitution lead to his shooting death in his residence on the third floor.

Few other details have been released as state police proceed with an internal investigation of the shooting. We will update with more information as it becomes available.

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Raiye Rosado Cichon February 04, 2013 at 03:36 PM
This was not a "kid", Robert Brown, this was a 30 year old man.
Bob Levy February 04, 2013 at 04:54 PM
Murdered? Way to strong a word and not appropriate!
NewBreedOfNegro February 09, 2013 at 08:48 PM
Obviously "concerned" is a cracker!!! I hope all crackers come back as a black male in their next life so they can see first hand how being black is damn near a crime alone, instead of getting defensive when they know one of their fellow crackers is dead wrong. If youre white & your more concerned with enangered whales in the atlantic ocean than people dying in africa your prejudice regardless of wether or not youve ever used the "N" word.
SouthSide February 13, 2013 at 06:26 PM
I'm white AND an environmentalist concerned about endangered sea life (as well as people dying in Africa and elsewhere) and I agree that being black is nearly a crime in itself in some areas. But in Homewood and Flossmoor? Not so much. Our neighborhoods are pretty diversified and our neighbors pretty much accept and respect each other. Of course, sadly, there are a few bad apples on both ends of the "color" spectrum.
BUTCH February 13, 2013 at 06:48 PM
@new breed sorry but concerned is a female in a man's body or vice versa whose concern is about his her inability to write and think or act a human being. "he-she really don't know nothing"

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