Chicago Officer Faces Murder Charge In Teen's Shooting Death
The first-degree murder charge comes before the release of a dashcam video that reportedly shows the officer shooting the teenager multiple times.By Christian Bryant | November 24, 2015
An Illinois state prosecutor charged a white Chicago officer with first-degree murder Tuesday in the 2014 shooting death of a black teenager.
The murder charge against officer Jason Van Dyke comes more than a year after the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. (Video via WGN-TV)
According to local media, the charge against Van Dyke hints at what's to come: The release of a graphic dashcam video that reportedly shows Van Dyke shooting McDonald 16 times.