Published on 25 Nov 2015 | over 2 years ago
Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke has been charged with 1st degree murder in the death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. In the dashcam video, released today by the Chicago Police Department, McDonald is shown carrying a small knife while walking away from the officers who confronted him.
Officer Van Dyke opened fire from 10 feet away, and kept shooting the teen, who was felled with the initial shot and was laying in the street, 16 times.
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