Green, 30, was fatally shot during a traffic stop in the 14700 block of South Halsted Street on October 7, 2020.
Attorneys for the family say Green was intentionally and unlawfully shot in the back of the head by Trooper Christopher Ehlers. They say Ehlers has a history of using excessive force against Black drivers.
"Unaccountable law enforcement must end. Transparency must happen now. It does not take seven months for you to determine how he died, why he died, and whether or not this is a murder," said Andre Grant, the family's attorney.
Police say Green was a passenger in a car stopped for not having its lights on. They claim Green struggled with an officer over a gun spotted in the car.
Illinois State Police released dashcam video of a traffic stop Oct. 7, 2020, in the 14700 block of South Halsted Street in Harvey, during which a man was fatally shot while allegedly struggling with state troopers over a gun. | Illinois State Police
Dashcam video of the incident shows a trooper starting to struggle with Green inside the car after the driver got out. A woman can be seen getting out of the back seat with a child just as the car starts to move forward, dragging the two troopers. The vehicle crashes into a bus stop and comes to a rest.
Troopers can be heard calling in reports of shots fired after the crash. One trooper can be heard repeatedly saying, "Stay with me," after realizing Green was shot.
State police said Green was shot when his gun went off during the struggle. He was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.
An autopsy found he died of a gunshot wound to the head and ruled his death a homicide, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.