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Jury convicts Chicago police officer of murder in 2014 shooting of black teen (271 hits)

Jury convicts Chicago police officer of murder in 2014 shooting of black teen
By Suzannah Gonzales

CHICAGO, Oct 5 (Reuters) - White Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was found guilty of second-degree murder on Friday for the 2014 shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald, a case that laid bare tensions between the black community and the police department in the third-largest U.S. city.

Van Dyke, 40, was accused of shooting 17-year-old McDonald, who was armed with a knife, 16 times. Van Dyke was charged with murder, aggravated battery and official misconduct.

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