Outlaw’s move comes days after Thomas Siderio Sr., TJ’s father, filed a lawsuit in Common Pleas Court against the four officers involved in the shooting, his lawyer J. Conor Corcoran confirmed to Axios.
- “The Philadelphia police murdered his 12-year-old boy in cold blood,” Corcoran said.
Of note: Outlaw has declined to identify the officers due to concerns about potential threats to those involved.
Flashback: On March 1 around 7:20pm, four plainclothes officers were in an unmarked car on a firearms investigation around 18th and Johnston streets in South Philadelphia when they saw Siderio and a 17-year-old, who was wanted for questioning in the probe.
- Police drove toward the pair and activated their car’s emergency lights when they say they heard gunfire.
- A window of the unmarked police car shattered, injuring an officer with shards of broken glass. Siderio and the teen fled, and two officers gave chase, firing…