Video of LaQuan MCDonald Shooting Released
Authorities have released dash cam footage showing a 17-year-old Black male being shot an alleged 16 times by a Chicago police officer.
LaQuan McDonald was fatally wounded by officer Jason Van Dyke, a 14-year veteran of the force, in Oct. 2014.
Dyke turned himself in Tuesday and is currently being held in a Chicago jail. Van Dyke has been charged with first-degree murder.
On Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel urged civil rights activists and faith leaders to call for calm after a judge ordered the city to release dash cam footage connected to the incident.
The video is below. JET will continue to update this story and any repercussions from the public seeing this incident play out on film.
Warning: The video is graphic in nature, and it may shock, offend or upset you. Viewer discretion is strongly advised.