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CTA Red Line Police Shooting Victim

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This GoFundMe page is for my brother, Ariel Roman. He is the victim of a police shooting in Chicago while at the CTA Red Line station at Grand Ave., on Friday, February 28, 2020.

My brother is not perfect, but then again, none of us are. He has had some ups and downs in his life, but he has the kindest selfless heart you'll ever find in this world.  Family is everything to him.  He loves to make people laugh.  He dislikes injustice, and he is the kind of person who will step in and break up a fight or defend someone else, even if they are a stranger.

My brother has a long road ahead of him.  He has no health insurance and has already had more than one operation.  He will not be able to return to work for a long time.  As a family, we are rich in our values and love but are of meager financial resources.  I am confident his spirit will fully recover from this incident, but I know it will be a struggle for his body to do the same.

This GoFundMe page is difficult for me and my family to create, but we are at the mercy of our circumstances and have no other means to help my brother with his daily needs and expenses. We are very concerned that he will not be able to continue receiving medical care once he is discharged from emergency treatment. 

If you would like to leave Ariel a comment we will make sure he receives it.  Please do so on this forum or via email at [email redacted]

If you are someone with the police, media, or other types of similar inquiries, please contact our attorney:

Gloria Schmidt Rodriguez, at The Gloria Law Group, 9 N County, #202, Waukegan, IL 60085, [phone redacted]; fax [phone redacted]; email: [email redacted].

From the bottom of our hearts,

Wendy and the Roman Family



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Vicky Roman
Chicago, IL

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