Police body cam shows Harith Augustus shot dead by Chicago cop was armed with ...

Harith Augustus, 37, was shot dead during a confrontation with police Saturday- they say they believed he was pulling a gun on them 

Harith Augustus, 37, was shot dead during a confrontation with police Saturday- they say they believed he was pulling a gun on them 

Saturday's fatal police involved shooting that sparked violent protests in Chicago was captured on police body camera which shows the man who was killed was asarmed with a handgun. 

Harith Augustus, 37, was identified as the man who was shot by police by the Medical Examiner's office, according to the Chicago Tribune. 

The father to a five-year-old, Augustus, also known as Snoop the Barber, worked in a barbershop near where he was shot. 

His death set off several hours of unrest in the South Side neighborhood, as angry protesters and police clashed violently.    

By Saturday evening in tensions escalated between angry residents and baton-wielding officers.

Four protesters were arrested and some police officers suffered minor injuries from thrown rock and bottles, some of which were filled with urine. Two squad cars were also damaged.

Chicago cops shot a man dead on the city's South Shore neighborhood Saturday evening sparking a violent protest of 150 demonstrators, the clash pictured above 

Chicago cops shot a man dead on the city's South Shore neighborhood Saturday evening sparking a violent protest of 150 demonstrators, the clash pictured above 

Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Augustus wasn't a known gang member and had no recent arrest history.

Police found a handgun and two magazines of bullets at the shooting site and sent them for testing, Guglielmi said.

The shooting happened after officers

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