Protesters took to the streets chanting following the release of a police dashcam video showing a 17 year old black male being shot 16 times.
Hundreds of protesters are gathered outside a Chicago Police Department building amid demonstrations after the release of a squad-car video that shows a white police officer shooting a black teen.
Officers on Tuesday night formed a line in front of the department’s District 1 headquarters in the South Loop, blocking anyone from entering.
Protesters yelled at police, with some chanting, “Don’t shoot me.”
A police spokesman said earlier Tuesday that two protesters had been arrested. The spokesman said he didn’t know on what charge.
The protests came a few hours after police released the video of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald’s 2014 death. Prosecutors on Tuesday charged Officer Jason Van Dyke with first-degree murder in the shooting.