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Cases in which police officers were charged in shootings


October 5, 2018

CHICAGO (AP) — The conviction of a Chicago police officer in the shooting death of a black teenager marks the latest development in what has become a national conversation on issues of law enforcement and race.

A look at that case and others in recent years in which police officers faced charges for the shooting deaths of black people:


Van Dyke was found guilty of second-degree murder on Friday in the 2014 fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald. The white Chicago police officer shot the black teenager 16 times. The shooting made international headlines when a judge forced the ci...

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