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Miguel Vega

Miguel Vega
Miguel Vega

Man Was Unarmed, Running Away When Shot And Killed By Police In Pilsen, Lawsuit Says

The family of Miguel Vega said an officer recklessly fired shots without a clear target in a residential block.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

After Police Footage Released, Miguel Vega’s Family Seeks Answers In Fatal Shooting: ‘I’m Waiting For Justice For My Son’

Relatives said they are “deeply disappointed” that no one from the police department has reached out to speak to them about the shooting.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

After Police Kill Miguel Vega During Alleged Shootout, 100 Gather In Pilsen To Support His Grieving Family: ‘We Want Justice’

While police and a witness say someone in Vega's group opened fire on officers, sparking a shootout with police, the slain man's family is skeptical of his involvement. “They haven't told us anything,” his mother said of police.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Man Killed By Police In Pilsen After Person Opens Fire On Cops, Witness Says

Miguel Vega's relatives said they don't believe the police account and aren't convinced he had a gun. There is body camera footage of the shooting, according to a source.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop