Protesters and police clash in Chicago following shooting of black man

Monday, 16 Jul, 2018

Autopsy results released on Sunday showed that a black man who was killed by a Chicago police officer near his home died of multiple gunshot wounds.

Tension boiled over about 7:30 police tried to push protesters back from the scene, with officers hitting at least six people with batons and some protesters punching back. McDonald's death led to the ouster of the police chief and a series of reforms meant to prevent future police abuses and to hold officers accountable. "Several officers were injured from rocks and thrown bottles", and in all, four demonstrators were arrested, he said.

Chicago Police released body cam video Sunday from a fatal shooting in the South Shore neighborhood.

Police said he had a semi-automatic weapon along with magazines of ammunition, the report said.

Augustus' death is the latest officer-involved shooting that sparked protests in Chicago.

Protesters march after a man was shot by police in Chicago, Illinois, on July 14, 2018 in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media on July 15, 2018.

A resident of the area, Gloria Rainge, told the Chicago Sun-Times Augustus, who was known in the Grand Crossing neighborhood as "Snoop", worked at a barbershop and had a five-year-old daughter.

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The officer involved in the shooting will be placed on administrative duties for 30 days. Video showed one protester thrown to the ground surrounded by police holding batons.

Eddie Johnson revealed in a press conference that Augustus had a gun license, which contradicted previous claims by the department's spokesperson, Chicago Sun Times reporter Nader Issa tweeted.

Randale Truitt, 31, of the 200 block of East 70th Street, is charged with attempted first-degree murder.

"The whole damn system is guilty as hell", dozens chanted on Saturday just hours after police shot and killed the man in the South Shore neighbourhood of Chicago.

Four protesters were arrested Saturday, while three or four officers sustained minor injuries during the protests, according to officials.

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability said in a statement to WLS that there would be a "thorough, objective and unbiased investigation and requests the public's patience and cooperation".

This article has been updated with a Chicago activist group and local newspaper identifying the victim.