Sep 142016
Submitted by Sylvia Jones

Grand jury to look into possible cover-up by Chicago police in Laquan McDonald shooting

By Steve Schmadeke Chicago Tribune

A special grand jury will be impaneled to investigate a possible cover-up by Chicago police in the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald at the request of a special prosecutor appointed in July to investigate the matter.

Patricia Brown Holmes, the special prosecutor, said Monday she has enough evidence to present to a grand jury as she made her request that one be convened.

Judge LeRoy Martin Jr., the presiding judge of Cook County’s criminal division who appointed Holmes, said he would convene the special grand jury in the next two weeks to hear evidence.  Full Article.

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