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Officers recovered a shotgun and handgun from a first floor closet and a handgun from a second floor bedroom

Chicago police officers responded to a call of shots fired at 6702 S. Green at approximately 2:30 a.m. Officers chased a suspected gunman into the residence. Officers recovered a shotgun and handgun from a first floor closet and a handgun from a second floor bedroom. Marlin Anderson and Marilyn Anderson were charged with possession of those guns. Both plaintiffs alleged they were falsely arrested and claimed they did not live at 6702 S. Green at the time the guns were recovered. After a three day jury trial, the jury, in little over an hour, returned a verdict in favor of both police officer defendants. The four plaintiffs in the case had asked the jury to award them $250,000.