Published: Mon, July 16, 2018
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

Police Clash With Residents After Fatal Shooting; ‘We’re Tired; You’re Killing Us’

Police Clash With Residents After Fatal Shooting; ‘We’re Tired; You’re Killing Us’

Saturday's fatal police involved shooting that sparked violent protests in Chicago was captured on police body camera which shows the man who was killed was asarmed with a handgun.

But as news of Augustus' death spread, protesters took to the streets Saturday night.

Protesters in Chicago are demanding answers after the fatal shooting of a man by police prompted violent confrontations in the IL city.

The officer that is responsible for the death of Augustus has been on the force for less than two years and he is still in his probational period.

Police Clash With Residents After Fatal Shooting; ‘We’re Tired; You’re Killing Us’
Police Clash With Residents After Fatal Shooting; ‘We’re Tired; You’re Killing Us’

Augustus had been armed with a "semiautomatic weapon" and "had magazines on him", Waller said Saturday.

More than 1,430 people have been shot in the city so far this year, however that statistic actually represents an improvement as it's 496 fewer than this time last year, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Harith Augustus, 37, can be seen running away from CPD officers and out into the street following a brief confrontation with them on the sidewalk.

Speaking to Al Jazeera, Issa said that the tension was so high immediately after the shooting that "it was clear there was going to be a confrontation between Chicago Police and protesters at some point".

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While the bodycam footage appears to show Waller reaching for his holstered weapon, neighbors told local media that he was a responsible gun owner who had a hide carry license. Four protesters were arrested, Reuters reported. A weapon was recovered at the scene, he said, but did not say whether the man was armed when he was shot.

Chicago is still reckoning from the police shooting of Laquan McDonald, a black teenager killed in 2014. A struggle followed and the man was fatally shot.

Police say some protesters were throwing rocks, bottles and jumping on police cars.

This frame grab from police body cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department shows authorities trying to apprehend a suspect (center) who appeared to be armed on Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Chicago. The shooting is under investigation by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA), which said in a statement that it is committed to a "thorough, objective and unbiased investigation and requests the public's patience and cooperation".

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Police released the video earlier than normal "to dispel inaccurate information", Guglielmi said on Twitter.

The officers involved have been reassigned to administrative duties for thirty days while the case is investigated. "When they approached him, he tried to push their hands away", Waller told reporters. Supt. Eddie Johnson said he made the decision to release the video "because the community needs some answers and they need it now".

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