Gun Control Advocates Announce Lawsuit Against Gun Dealer In Connection With Shooting Death Of Chicago Police Officer


Carolyn Wortham holds a portrait of her, her husband retired Chicago... News PhotoAdult,Chicago - Illinois,Crime,Daughter,Females,Holding,Horizontal,Human Interest,Husband,Illinois,Junkyard,Justice - Concept,Law,Lawsuit,Males,Men,Pawnbroker,Police Force,Portrait,Press Conference,Retirement,Son,USA,Waist UpPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesCHICAGO, IL - APRIL 24: Carolyn Wortham holds a portrait of her, her husband retired Chicago police officerThomas Wortham III (L), her son Thomas (R) and daughter Sandra (rear) during a press conference where it was announced that the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence had filed a lawsuit on the Worthams’ behalf against Ed's Pawn Shop and Salvage Yard in Byhalia, Mississippi on April 24, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The suit claims that the Worthams' son, Chicago Police officer and Iraq War veteran Thomas Wortham IV, was killed by a gun wrongfully sold to a straw purchaser at the pawn shop. Wortham IV was killed outside his parents’ home on May 19, 2010 when 4 reported gang members tried to rob him of his motorcycle. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)