Who is Monte Morgan? He is the suspect charged with the murder of officer Ella French.
Gun violence continues to threaten America. Recently, a police officer named Ella French was shot to death on August 7, 2021.
The alleged suspects in the incident have been identified as Monte and Eric Morgan.
Who Is Monte Morgan? Ella French Shooting Suspects
Monte Morgan is one of the prime suspects in the Ella French shooting case.
Monte, aka Emonte Morgan, along with his brother Eric Monte reportedly shot police officer French on the job. Apparently, Ella and the other 2 officers had pulled the brother’s car for having expired plates when a passenger shot at the police.
French and Monte struggled near the car when another fire was charged at French. The officer was killed on the spot. Likewise, another police officer was critically injured.
The incident occurred around 9:08 p.m in the 6300 block of South Bell Street.
Emonte Morgan has been arrested and charged with the murder of CPD Officer Ella French. pic.twitter.com/c9N7o0hYWF
— SafeSuburbsUSA (@SafeSuburbsUSA) August 10, 2021
A resident of 1900 block of E. 73rd St, police have charged Monte with first-degree murder of a police officer, attempted first-degree murder, and unlawful use of a weapon.
Similarly, Eric is facing charges of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, illegal use of a weapon by a felon, and obstruction of justice. However, the third passenger on Morgan’s car remains uncharged.
Monte Morgan Age – How Old Is He?
Monte Morgan is a felon of 21 years old age.
Back in 2019, Monte had already pleaded guilty to robbery. As a fact, he was also on probation. Therefore, another 29-year-old man named Jamal Danzy has been charged for providing a gun to Monte while knowing he was a felon.
Similarly, his older brother, Eric, is just 22 years old.
Police Officer Ella French
End of Watch: August 7, 2021
We will #NeverForget the true bravery she exemplified as she laid her life down to protect others.
Please hold her family, loved ones and fellow Chicago Police officers in your thoughts as we grieve the loss of this hero. pic.twitter.com/kEUlNTv0Z4
— Chicago Police (@Chicago_Police) August 8, 2021
French was a 29-year-old with three and half years of experience. Besides, the Chicago police have paid tribute to the late officer via their Twitter handle.
As sad as the case is, Eric and Monte Morgan have not been subject to the WIki page yet.
Update on Monte Morgan Wife and Family
Neither Monte Morgan’s wife nor his family has spoken to the media yet.
The only known family member of Monte is his brother, Eric, right now. Expect this, very limited details are available about his relatives.
On the other hand, victim Ella French is now survived by her mother and brother. She was remarked as “very young on the job, but incredibly enthusiastic to do the work”.
Both Monte and Eric are scheduled to appear in court on August 10, 2021.