Rauner calls shooting by Chicago police 'troubling'

CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says the latest fatal shootings by Chicago police raise questions about why officers don't have more options besides using lethal force.

In a statement Tuesday, Rauner says the Saturday shootings of 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and 55-year-old Bettie Jones are "deeply troubling."

The Republican says, "This tragedy further underscores the need for a broad and deep federal investigation, which I continue to strongly support."

The Justice Department announced a civil rights investigation of the Chicago Police Department after the city last month released squad-car video of a white officer shooting a black teenager 16 times last year.

Police say LeGrier was "combative" Saturday when shot by police responding to a domestic disturbance. They acknowledge Jones was accidentally hit by gunfire.

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