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Laquan McDonald Police Shooting Video Ignites Chicago Protests

Demonstrators took to the streets of Chicago Tuesday night after police released dashcam video of the shooting of a black teen by a white officer.

. Protesters demonstrate on Nov. 24, 2015, following the release of a dashcam video of the 2014 shooting of a black teenager, Laquan McDonald, by a white police officer, Jason Van Dyke.

Van Dyke, 37, turned himself in Tuesday morning and was ordered held without bond on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of McDonald in October 2014.

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. Demonstrators hold signs bearing the name of Laquan McDonald on Nov. 24.

Lawyers for Van Dyke have said the shooting was justified because he felt threatened, but prosecutors said in court that McDonald was on the ground for 13 of the 15 seconds Van Dyke repeatedly fired.

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. Protesters march during a demonstration on Nov. 24.

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. Police officers scuffle with protesters on Nov. 24.

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. Protesters shut down a street early Wednesday, Nov. 25.

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. Demonstrators listen to speakers during the protests on Nov. 24.

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. A car is blocked by protesters as they disrupt traffic after the release of the video.

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. Protesters take to the streets, chanting and blocking traffic on Nov. 24.

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. A demonstrator faces a line of officers in front of the Chicago Police Department on Nov. 24.

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. Demonstrators walk through the streets of Chicago on Nov. 24.

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. A demonstrator chants in Chicago on Nov. 24.

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. Chicago Police Chief Garry McCarthy, left, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel address the arrest of Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke on Nov. 24.

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. Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke arrives at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse after turning himself in on Nov. 24.

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