By Annie Sweeney, Chicago Tribune reporter August 5, 2012
Four officers had their guns pointed at him in his living room. His two young boys were crying, and his wife and mother were screaming.
Officer Markee Cooper Sr. raised one hand in the air, slowly knelt down and put his gun on his living room floor.
“I just didn’t want anyone to start shooting,” Cooper, himself a Chicago police officer, testified last week. “I didn’t want anyone to hurt my family.”