In a ‘Hedged Bet,’ Chicago Officer Faces 16 More Charges

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Prosecutors have tacked on 16 new counts to the first-degree murder charges against Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke in the shooting of Laquan McDonald, reports the Sun-Times. A new grand jury indictment adds 16 counts of aggravated battery with a firearm, apparently one for each shot Van Dyke fired at McDonald, special prosecutor Joseph McMahon said during a . . .

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