Family of teen shot by Chicago police wants more video released

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Monday, April 25, 2016

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Activists returned Monday to the scene of 15-year-old Michael Westley's shooting death by a Chicago police officer to demand a new review of the case.

As Chicago police vow to release more videos of officer-involved shootings, Westley's mother Chantell Brooks claims that the department is hiding some of the video of her son's death.

Three years ago, police shot Westley after responding to shots fired when they say the teen and two others ran.

Westley allegedly pointed a gun at them. An officer fired twice, killing Westley.

Police released dashcam video, but the family wants to see video recorded by a police pod camera.

"If you say he was in the wrong or pointed a gun or whatever, you know why didn't you just release all the tapes? There's something they're hiding," Brooks said.