August 03, 2020

Ep 121: 16 Shots: Laquan McDonald

In October 2014, the shooting death of Laquan McDonald by a Chicago police officer went almost completely unnoticed by the media – at least initially. But after a large settlement was made by the City of Chicago to Laquan McDonald’s family, journalists started asking questions. Pretty soon, the details of what happened would be revealed, and Officer Jason Van Dyke would be charged with murder.

Researched and written by: Sara Yonker

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