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Chicago Police releases video showing cop shot black teen 16 times

Nov 25, 2015 09:45 AM IST World World

The Chicago Police has released the dashcam footage where a white police officer shot 17-year-old African American teenager Laquan McDonald in October 2014. The footage was released after a judge ruled that the video be made public. Laqaun was reportedly shot 16 times by police officer Jason Van Dyke after he claimed the youth brandished a knife. Jason Van Dyke has been charged with first degree murder.