The jury has found former Officer Derek Chauvin’s guilty on all counts of the murder of George Floyd.
Chauvin, 45, is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter. The most serious charge carries up to 40 years in prison. Sentencing will be done in six weeks
Ahead of a verdict, some stores were boarded up in Minneapolis, the courthouse was ringed with concrete barriers and razor wire, and National Guard troops were on patrol. Last spring, Floyd’s death set off protests along with vandalism and arson in Minneapolis.