CNN analysts Sunny Hostin and Harry Houck threw down tonight over police shootings are an "epidemic" in the wake of video released of a Chicago officer shooting a black teenager.
Video was released Tuesday night of the police shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in October 2014. Officer Jason Van Dyke was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the case. The video shows Laquan being shot 16 times as he turns away from several officers who surround him.
Chicago police released dash-cam video late Tuesday showing the shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, who was killed by an officer... The post CHICAGO ERUPTS! Laquan McDonald Protesters ATTACK POLICE, Toss BOTTLES, Steal Police Bikes appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
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CNN host Wolf Blitzer questioned whether Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of a teen, merely as an attempt to avoid potential violence. The Chicago Police Department announced Tuesday that Van Dyke will face first degree murder charges in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald. Show More Summary
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Here it is: The officer who shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was charged with first-degree murder today. But cops in Chicago upheld a blue wall of silence—which I wrote about in the Seattle context here—around this incident, which occurred on October 20, 2014. Show More Summary
Protesters immediately took to the streets in Chicago after the police department released video of an officer repeatedly shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Chicago is bracing for intense protests and demonstrations Tuesday evening after the city released an "extremely disturbing" video of the fatal shooting of a black teenager at the hands of a white police officer in October 2014, Slate reports. The police dashcam video of the shooting allegedly shows Officer James...
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Over one hundred protesters are marching around Chicago's near South Side and more are marching in the Loop in response to the release of a damning and disturbing video of a Chicago police officer shooting 16 bullets into a black teenager. [ more › ]
In the video, Laquan McDonald is seen walking away from police, getting hit with bullets, falling and hitting the ground hard, and shaking as a police officer empties the entire magazine of his gun into McDonald as smoke from the bullets flies. [ more › ]
By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - A white Chicago policeman who shot a black teenager to death was charged with murder on Tuesday in a prosecution hastened in hopes of averting renewed racial turmoil over the use of lethal police force that has shaken the United States for more than a year. Show More Summary
Before Chicago police released the video of an officer repeatedly shooting a 17-year-old, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Chief Garry McCarthy held a press conference to urge calm.
The Chicago policeman has been charged with murder. Seventeen-year-old Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times by police officer Jason Van Dyke, who emptied his gun and prepared to reload, prosecutors said. Van Dyke, 37, has said through his lawyer and the police union that the shooting was justified because he felt threatened by McDonald. “Clearly, [...]
State’s attorney says the officer's actions as seen in video of shooting of Laquan McDonald ‘were not justified or the proper use of deadly force.' Video footage showing the killing of a black teenager by a police officer was publicly...Show More Summary
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Just hours after Officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with murder in the death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald last year, Chicago police released dash-cam footage of the incident. Here is the video, via DNAinfo Chicago. Read more...