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3 Chicago Officers Accused of Lying About Teen Shooting

Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on charges that they conspired to cover up and lie about what happened when a white police officer shot a black teenager 16 times – which prompted outrage when a video of the killing was finally released. The indictment handed down Tuesday alleges that one current and two former officers lied about the events of Oct. 20, 2014, when Officer Jason Van Dyke killed Laquan McDonald.   The officers’ version of events contradicts what can be seen on police dashcam video, in which…

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3 Chicago officers accused of lying about teen’s shooting

AP Photo/G-Jun Yam CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on charges that they conspired to cover up and lie about what happened when a white police officer shot a black teenager 16 times – an incident that prompted outrage when a video of the killing was finally released. The indictment handed down Tuesday alleges that one current and two former officers lied about the events of Oct. 20, 2014, when Officer Jason Van Dyke killed Laquan McDonald. The officers’ version … Read the referenced story here: 3…

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3 Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case

CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. In an indictment approved Monday and announced Tuesday, a Cook County grand jury alleges that the three current and former officers lied about the events of Oct. 20, 2014 when Officer Jason Van Dyke shot the black teenager 16 times. “The co-conspirators created police reports in the critical early hours and days … Read the referenced story here:…

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