No charges in fatal shooting of assistant principal, police say

The man who allegedly shot and killed the assistant principal of a charter school in Chicago’s downtown Loop has not been criminally charged for the Thursday shooting since he was released by police.

Abnerd Joseph, 32, an assistant principal at the downtown campus of Intrinsic Schools, was fatally shot Thursday around 7:30 p.m. in a hallway on the 48th floor of a building in the first block of East Monroe Street, which police listed as Joseph’s address.

According to a police report obtained by the Tribune, the man who shot and killed Joseph has a license to own and conceal his possession of firearms. Joseph had been knocking on residents’ doors and “causing a disturbance” before the shooting, the report said.

When a security guard, a resident and another man approached Joseph for his “erratic behavior,” the assistant principal punched the guard and resident in the face, the report said. The third man, another resident of the building who police said was licensed to own a…

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