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Suspect Faces Murder One In Chicago Officer's Killing

July 09, 2010  | 

Bryant Brewer, 24, of Chicago will face first-degree murder charges related to his ambush killing of Officer Thor Soderberg, who he allegedly killed after disarming him of his service weapon, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Soderberg, 43, was working a detail dedicated to addressing youth violence, when he was jumped outside a facility used by targeted response and gang enforcement units.

The officer was standing near his vehicle, when Brewer jumped him, grabbed his service weapon and fatally shot the officer.

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