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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Chicago police on Sunday released body camera footage of officers shooting dead a black man as he reached for his concealed handgun, hoping to quell two days of violent and peaceful protests that had branded the incident a case of police brutality.
The shooting on Saturday triggered violent clashes that night and more peaceful protests on Sunday in the latest in a string of U.S. police killings that have at times sparked nationwide demonstrations.
The article goes on to state the following:
In this weekend’s incident in the city, police shot and killed Harith Augustus, 37, while attempting to apprehend him on a sidewalk, the body camera video showed.
As the man attempted to evade police, his T-shirt is pulled up, revealing a holstered handgun. Police opened fire as he reached for the gun.
Video of confrontation between police and Mr. Augustus at 71st and Jeffery. pic.twitter.com/Qd9q9IXNdS
— Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) July 15, 2018
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