Chicago police officer who shot black teen 16 times found guilty of murder

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Jason Van Dyke was captured on dashcam video killing Laquan McDonald, 17, in October 2014

The white Chicago police officer who shot black teenager Laquan McDonald 16 times in an encounter captured on dashcam video footage has been found guilty of second-degree murder.

After a second day of deliberation, the jury brought a verdict in the highly sensitive case, which will inevitably be divisive in a city struggling to overcome racial tension between black communities and a predominantly white police force.

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