Chicago police killing of black teen was unjustifiable: prosecutor

Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke attends his trial in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., October 3, 2018. John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/Pool via REUTERS

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The white Chicago policeman who shot a black teen 16 times in 2014 committed an act of unjustifiable murder, a prosecutor told jurors on Thursday, while the defence argued that the officer had seen the youngster carrying a knife and feared for his safety. The trial has intensified a debate on race […]

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