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Officer charged in shooting to be stripped of powers; Dante Sevin shot, killed 22-year-old Rekia Boyd while off duty

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Chicago Police officer charged in 2012 shooting

Chicago Police officer Dante Servin is heading to court charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the shooting death of 22-year-old Rekia Boyd.

A Chicago police officer charged with a deadly shooting will be stripped of his powers Tuesday.

Dante Servin faces charges of involuntary manslaughter, reckless discharge of a firearm and reckless conduct from the 2012 deadly shooting of 22-year-old Rekia Boyd.

Servin, who was off duty at the time, told investigators a man with Boyd pulled what appeared to be a gun from his waistband, sparking him to fire.

Servin is now free on $75,000 bond.

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