Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, Guilty of 2nd-Degree Murder
After the jury reached it's verdict today, the headlines read:
Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke was found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2014 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Van Dyke was also found guilty of 16 counts of aggravated battery.
What is Second Degree Murder as opposed to First Degree Murder?
Video of Jury Verdict:
The Reaction to the Verdict:
Here's what happened to Laquan McDonald: (WARNING: GRAPHIC)