Incident

10-20-2014 Illinois Chicago 1-1

Location

October 20, 2014

4100 block of S Pulaski Ave
Chicago, Illinois
Geolocation: 41.818, -87.7242

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Laquan McDonald
  • Age: 17
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Officer Jason Van Dyke
  • Age: 37
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator killed

Notes

Knife-wielding thief, refuses commands to drop, flees, shot 16 times, killed. Officer charged 1st degree murder, convicted, 2nd degree murder;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 4
State Senate District: 1
State House District: 1