(Chicago Tribune) The lights dimmed as nearly 20 Chicago police officers turned their attention to the dashboard camera video playing in the training room where they had gathered for a new, mandatory course on the proper use of deadly force.
In the footage, an agitated man wielded a knife as he moved down a street with a quick step, ignoring the blinking lights of police vehicles that had surrounded him.
The scene did not play out on South Pulaski Road, and the man was not Laquan McDonald — though the images looked strikingly similar to the infamous video that captured the teen's 2014 fatal shooting by a Chicago police officer as he walked away, refusing to drop a knife.
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Instead, this footage came from a police dashcam in New Mexico, and the man ended up being stopped with a stun gun.