Chicago Officer Who Fatally Shot Ronald Johnson Avoids Murder Charge
The decision came soon after the Department of Justice announced an investigation into the Chicago Police Department's practices.By Kate Grumke | December 7, 2015
Criminal charges will not be brought against a Chicago police officer who shot and killed Ronald Johnson in October 2014. (Video via CNN)
Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez said dashcam video of the shooting showed Johnson had a gun when he was fatally shot. (Video via ABC News)
Earlier Monday, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced the Department of Justice will open a civil rights investigation into the Chicago Police Department's practices.