Chicago Police: Video Shows Fatal Officer Involved Shooting

Footage from body cameras and surveillance cameras shows that a man who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer was armed with what appears to be a handgun.

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CHICAGO (AP) — Footage from body cameras and surveillance cameras shows that a man who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer was armed with what appears to be a handgun, a department spokesman said Sunday. The shooting Saturday evening in the Grand Crossing neighborhood on the city’s South Side sparked a clash between angry residents and baton-wielding officers. Four protesters were arrested and some police officers suffered minor injuries from thrown rock…