Psychologist: After Laquan shooting, Van Dyke hesitant to chase man with gun

Three days after he shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, Jason Van Dyke was back on the job but opted to hang back as his partner chased a gun-wielding suspect, according statements the former Chicago police officer made during a psychiatric evaluation.

Van Dyke started that shift at the same 7-Eleven where he and partner Joseph Walsh had been parked when they got the call to pursue McDonald in October 2014.

This time, they got a call about officers chasing a man with…

Original published: 2019-04-24 17:42:57 Read the full Chicago News here


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