Chicago on edge after police shooting video

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CHICAGO: Racial tensions soared here Tuesday as officials released a graphic video of a police officer shooting a black teen, shortly after he was charged for the death.Crowds of demonstrators gathered for an organized protest in Chicago, but there were only small scuffles with law enforcement. The dashcam video shows officer Jason Van Dyke open fire 16 times on Laquan McDonald, 17. Prosecutors said Van Dyke opened fire just 30 seconds after his cruiser pulled up to the scene and six seconds after stepping out of it.

AFP

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