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Chicago and the aftermath of a disturbing police video




CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 24:  Demonstrators march through downtown following the release of a video showing Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing Laquan McDonald on November 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Van Dyke was charged today with first degree murder for the October 20, 2014 shooting in which McDonald was hit with 16 bullets.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 24: Demonstrators march through downtown following the release of a video showing Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing Laquan McDonald on November 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Van Dyke was charged today with first degree murder for the October 20, 2014 shooting in which McDonald was hit with 16 bullets. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Many people in Chicago took to the streets on Tuesday in protest of the officer-involved shooting death of a 17 year old that occurred in 2014.

Video filmed from the dashboard of a police car was released to the public Tuesday night. The video shows Officer Jason Van Dyke shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald multiple times.

Authorities had been resisting the release of the video due to fears of a dramatic public reaction.

Rev. Ira Acree, the pastor of the Greater St. John Bible Church in Chicago, shared his thoughts on the incident. 

On what the mood in Chicago was like:

"There's so much anger so much unrest there's so much disappointment, and a feeling of betrayal in the air ..." 

His feeling on seeing the video, a version that contained the audio:

"It was very painful to watch it was very graphic and very disturbing and I don't want to see it again, quite frankly ..." 

To listen to the full interview, click on the blue audio player above.

*Note: Take Two reached out to the Chicago Mayor's Office to verify when the mayor first saw the video. As of Wednesday afternoon, a response had not yet been received.