Another Unarmed Black Man Killed by Chicago Police

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Video footage was released Friday of the shooting death of Paul O'Neal, an 18-year-old unarmed Black man, by a Chicago police officer on July 28.

O'Neal was suspected of driving a stolen vehicle, and a chase with police ensued. Video footage shows officers handcuffing O'Neal after he is shot and bleeding on the ground. O'Neal was unarmed and shot in the back.

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Dash cam and body cam footage was made public. But the officer who fired the fatal shots did not have their body cam turned on at the time, so the shooting itself was not recorded.

Three of the officers involved may have violated policy in the fatal shooting, said Eddie Johnson, the city's police superintendent, in a weekend conference.

"A lot of people are upset by what they saw," Johnson said on Saturday, "and quite honestly, they have a right to be upset."

18-year-old Paul O'Neal was suspected of driving a stolen vehicle, and a chase with police ensued. Video footage shows officers handcuffing O'Neal after he is shot and bleeding on the ground. O'Neal was unarmed and shot in the back.

Johnson could not provide specific details, citing the ongoing investigation.

"What I can say is that I was concerned by some of the things that I saw in the videos, and that's why we took such a swift action that we did last week to relieve the three officers of their police powers," he added.

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