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Judge orders names of officers in deadly Carol Stream shooting released – Shaw Local

A federal judge has ordered the village of Carol Stream to release the names of six police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a 30-year-old man in February, according to an attorney for the man’s family.

Isaac Goodlow III’s sisters are suing the Carol Stream Police Department and the officers they say used excessive force and murdered Goodlow in his apartment.

On Wednesday, Andrew Stroth, an attorney representing the sisters, announced during a news conference that the village had until May 29 to provide him and other family attorneys with the names of the officers. Stroth said the ruling came from the judge overseeing the federal lawsuit.

Carol Stream Village Manager William Holmer said the village was aware of Wednesday’s press conference.

“We continue to offer our condolences to the family,” Holmer said.

He said the village’s internal investigation was continuing. Meanwhile, the officers remain on administrative leave.

“We look forward to releasing more information publicly,” Holmer said.

Carol Stream police say officers went to Goodlow’s apartment on Feb. 3 after receiving a call from his girlfriend about a domestic disturbance.

Authorities said officers met the woman outside and attempted to talk to Goodlow by knocking on his door and a window.

Police said officers waited 50 minutes before entering Goodlow’s apartment. Seconds later he was shot dead in his bedroom.

The village released body camera footage of officers entering the apartment and bedroom. It doesn’t appear to show the actual shooting.

According to his family, Goodlow was unarmed and lived alone in the apartment.

“Every day that passes without accountability only deepens the wounds of injustice and prolongs the suffering of Isaac Goodlow’s loved ones,” said Myia Miller of Wheaton, a friend of Goodlow’s family.

The sisters filed a federal lawsuit on Feb. 28. It claims police had no reason to enter Goodlow’s apartment without a search warrant because the woman who made the call was outside and not in danger.

The next court date in the federal lawsuit is May 22.

The Berlin office said Tuesday it was still reviewing materials to determine whether the shooting was justified.

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