Update at 10:40: p.m. ET: Protesters React To Video Release of ShootingHundreds of protesters took to the streets of Chicago, sometimes weaving in and out of traffic Tuesday night, following the release of a squad car video showing a white police officer shooting a black 17 year old. WBEZ's Yolanda Perdomo tells our newscast unit, some of the protesters chanted "16," which was the number of times Laquan McDonald was shot.Update at 7:25 p.m. ET: Police Release Dashcam Video Of Laquan McDonald...
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