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Chicago cop charged in Laquan McDonald's fatal shooting returns to court Monday

November 30, 2015 1:08 PM
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A Chicago police officer facing a first-degree murder charge for shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald is scheduled to return to Cook County court Monday to learn if bail will be set for his possible release or if he will be ordered to remain in custody.

Officer Jason Van Dyke has been held without bail since Tuesday. Judge Donald Panarese Jr. ruled he would decide on bail at a hearing at noon Monday after viewing the 2014 police dash-cam video of the white officer shooting the African-American teen 16 times seconds after the officer's arrival.

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