The Latest: Dozens rally after latest Chicago police videos

CHICAGO (AP) " The Latest on the release of videos of a Chicago police shooting (all times local):

1:15 p.m.

Dozens of people are gathering on Chicago's southwest side to protest police brutality and the latest killing of a black 18-year-old by the city's police force.

They carried signs with slogans like "Stop racist police terror" and signs with the name of Paul O'Neal, who was killed July 28. Nine videos from police dashcams and body cameras were released Friday.

Some protesters said they were discouraged by the size of the crowd compared to the crowds that marched in November following the release of a video showing Laquan McDonald being shot 16 times by a Chicago officer.

Several speakers noted they were also upset that 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr. marched on the same streets, they are still having to march today.

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12:40 p.m.

The Chicago Police Department's superintendent says the release of nine videos in the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old is the beginning of more transparent process.

Superintendent Eddie Johnson said at a news conference Saturday afternoon that there are still a lot of questions to answer to build trust between the community and the police department.

The July 28 shooting, in which videos show Chicago police firing repeatedly at a stolen car as it careens down the street away from them, led Johnson to strip three of the officers of their police powers for violating an unspecified department policy.

Johnson said he was "concerned" over the shooting of Paul O'Neal, but said he could not say specifically why due to the ongoing investigation.

Johnson said the district where the shooting happened had the body cameras for about a week.

Chief of the CPD's Bureau of Professional Standards Anne Kirkpatrick said the department is going to look at changing training for officers and look at best practices around the country.

Johnson said the three officers received the same training that everyone in the department has.

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11:50 a.m.

Protesters are planning to gather near a Chicago park where 50 years ago Martin Luther King Jr. called for fair housing.

Their rally and march, starting about six blocks away from Marquette Park, is expected to focus on last month's police shooting that killed Paul O'Neal, a black 18-year-old.

Nine videos released Friday showed Chicago police firing repeatedly at a stolen car as it careens down the street away from them.

Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has stripped three of the officers of their police powers after a preliminary investigation concluded they had violated department policy.

Johnson promised Friday that that if the officers acted improperly, they would "be held accountable for their actions."

A memorial was unveiled Friday at Marquette Park, where King held a march on Aug. 5, 1966.

A march, festival, speeches and concerts were scheduled for Saturday, and organizers of the rally said festival officials asked that they not hold the demonstration in the park.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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