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Chicago police seek to fire Van Dyke and 4 other cops in Laquan McDonald shooting


Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has filed administrative charges seeking to fire five officers involved in the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald in October 2014.

The charges, filed Tuesday with the Chicago Police Board, seek the dismissal of Officer Jason Van Dyke, who shot McDonald 16 times, as well as four other officers who gave reports contradicted by video of the shooting, suggesting an attempted cover-up.


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