Chicago releases video of police shooting 13-year-old dead – HEDGE accordingly
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Chicago (AFP) – Authorities in Chicago released police body camera footage Thursday showing an officer shooting dead a 13-year-old Latino boy as the mayor of America’s third-largest city appealed for calm over the “excruciating” video. The shocking footage shows teenager Adam Toledo running from officers in the small hours of March 29 and then being hit with a single shot to the chest as he stops and raises his hands.  Prosecutors say he was armed, although no weapon is visible in his hands in the video when he is struck.  Tensions over racism and policing are already high in the United States…

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HEDGE accordingly