Street Sixteen

“The young man was stopped by the first bullet. The other shots were an execution.” The video of Chicago officer Jason Van Dyke shooting Laquan McDonald sixteen times has finally been released.

+ “Without that whistleblower — and without that video — it’s highly unlikely that Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke would be facing first-degree murder charges today.” The Chicago Reporter on how the city tried to cover up a police shooting.

+ Brandon Smith: I filed suit for the Laquan McDonald police video. Its mundanity shocked me.

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