Prosecutor: No More Indictments In Laquan McDonald Shooting

Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke attends a hearing for the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017.
Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke attends a hearing for the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune
Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke attends a hearing for the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017.
Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke attends a hearing for the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune

Prosecutor: No More Indictments In Laquan McDonald Shooting

A special prosecutor has no plans to indict any more Chicago police officers who were present when a fellow officer fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald, or took part in the investigation.

WBEZ's Chip Mitchell reports that Patricia Brown Holmes told a judge at a hearing Tuesday that the investigation by a special grand jury — convened to examine the October 2014 shooting by Officer Jason Van Dyke — has concluded and that "no further indictments will be forthcoming."

The announcement means that the number of current or former officers charged in an alleged cover-up to protect Van Dyke stands at three: Van Dyke's partner and a second officer at the scene and the lead detective in the investigation of the shooting.

Van Dyke is charged with first-degree murder.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.