The murder of Laquan McDonald, shot 16 times by a Chicago police officer, occurred way back in October 2014. However, the practices of the Chicago police department allowed for cover-ups and lies to keep the details from coming to light. Today, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced that the Department of Justice will investigate the Chicago Police Department and the accepted practices that allowed for the killing and cover-up to take place.
!!! Five Chicago police officers gave false statements that back up discredited version of cop who fatally shot teen https://t.co/rPmWVKREdr
— Steven Greenhouse (@greenhousenyt) December 5, 2015
— Justin Breen (@dnainfo_breen) December 5, 2015