Prosecutor blamed for errant in-court description of Adam Toledo shooting in Chicago is placed on leave
People protest in solidarity for Adam Toledo at the corner of Wabash and Chestnut in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood after traveling in a car caravan from Chicago's Lawndale neighborhood on Friday April 9, 2021. - Chris Sweda/TNS

CHICAGO — A day after Cook County prosecutors partially disavowed statements they made in court about the police killing of 13-year-old Adam Toledo, the office declined to elaborate on what exactly went wrong and why. But the assistant state’s attorney who made the statements was placed on leave Friday, a spokeswoman for the office confirmed Saturday morning. The statement in question had been distributed widely for nearly a week before a spokeswoman for State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s office on Thursday said that while the facts stated in court were correct, the prosecutor, Assistant State’s Atto...