By The Free Thought Project Aldermen approved a $5 million settlement to be granted to the family of a teen shot 16 times by Chicago police last October, but insisted on keeping the dashboard camera footage of the shooting away from the public.
This came from the autopsy of 17 y/o #LaquanMcDonald. All from one officer. Laquan was 15-20 feet away. pic.twitter.com/EpKJRKr5QZ
— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) April 15, 2015
The City Council voted 47-0 on Wednesday to pre-empt a federal lawsuit by paying the family of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, shot by a Chicago police officer on October 20, 2014. Legal counsel for the city Stephen Patton told reporters …read more