The GoFundMe campaign was set up for a black security protection family who was killed by a police officer in Illinois to achieve over £ 150,000, largely thanks to rapper and Kanye West donations .
Jemel Roberson, 26, was a military security guard at the Manny Blue Bar Hotel in Midlothian, southwest bank of Chicago.
Roberson was killed on Sunday, November 11, as long as he was a Try to stop a gun in parking. He had simple black clothes without identifying easily identifying marks as a security guard, "said the State State Police in a previous inspection report published today.
The GoFundMe campaign was created on the date that Roberson died with a target of $ 150,000. But as a Saturday afternoon, he had built over $ 305,000. The largest grant in 10 taxes came from $ 15,000 per person with a user under the name of Kanye West.
The West and his representatives did not respond directly to the confirmation of the grants.
Midlothian's police responded to shooting calls at a & # 39; bar when they found Roberson in the car park. In a statement published on Tuesday, the Illinois State Police stated that Roberson had noticed orders to let his gun.
Greg Kulis, a solicitor for the Roberson family, said that witnesses were shouting at the officers, telling them that Roberson was a guardian of security, when the officer asked his gun and killed Roberson.
The Midlothian policeman was the name of an event "similar to a" blue-blue "friendly fire event.
The officer's name is not released, and is currently on paid administrative permission. Kulis and a local pastor are asking the officer to resign or terminate his office.