STATEMENT: Toledo Family Thanks Chicago Community for Peaceful Demonstrations

Apr 20, 2021
3:54 PM

In this April 18, 2021 photo from La Villita in Chicago, people placed candles, signs and flowers at the place where Toledo was shot. (Photo by Ariel Parrella-Aureli/Latino Rebels)

The following Monday statement from attorneys Adeena Weiss Ortiz of Weiss Ortiz and Joel Hirschhorn of GrayRobinson, who represent the family of Adam Toledo, was shared on behalf of the family regarding the peaceful protests and vigils happening around the Chicago community.

“We want to thank the Chicago community for coming together in peaceful demonstrations to show their respect for the family and love of Adam Toledo.

“The Toledo family is overwhelmed by your sincere prayers and heartfelt support as people in the community come together gracefully and respectfully to honor the life of their son.

“As we continue to seek justice for Adam and his family, we ask everyone to continue to respect the Toledo family’s privacy and that the protests and vigils remain calm, peaceful, and free of violence.”