Photos: A nation reacts to guilty verdict in Chauvin trial in death of George Floyd

A man in a suit and tie jumps down from the hood of a truck
A man jumps down from a truck whose driver had attempted to move through the crowd as people react after the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial in Minneapolis.
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The jury in the trial of Derek Chauvin convicted the former Minneapolis police officer of murder in the death of George Floyd.

After deliberating for less than 12 hours, the jury returned its verdict Tuesday on Chauvin, a white former officer who was convicted on all counts of manslaughter, second-degree murder and third-degree murder in the death of Floyd, a Black man. Chauvin, 45, could be sentenced to 40 years in prison.

The verdict was delivered to a city and nation on edge, with demonstrators outside the fortified downtown Minneapolis courthouse and law enforcement around the country bracing for widespread protests.

Minneapolis

Reaction to the Chauvin verdict
People react as the verdict is announced outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis.
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Derek Chauvin is handcuffed in court
Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin is taken into custody as his attorney, Eric Nelson, looks on after the guilty verdict was read in court.
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People celebrate in Minneapolis.
People react after the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial in Minneapolis.
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A raised fist among the crowd.
A fist is raised among the crowd reacting to the verdict.
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A group of people gather in Minneapolis.
People gather at a memorial for George Floyd after the guilty verdict in Minneapolis.
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A woman lays flowers at a memorial
A woman lays flowers at a memorial for George Floyd after the verdict.
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People hug on the street.
People hug after the verdict at the site of a memorial for George Floyd.
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A young girl raises her fist
A young girl raises her fist at the site of a memorial for George Floyd.
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National Guard members look over the crowd.
Members of the National Guard and other law enforcement officers are deployed at the Hennepin County Government Center on the day of the verdict.
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A jubilant man in a red hoodie, left, raises his hand next to another person in a black hoodie
People react after the verdict was read in the Derek Chauvin trial in Minneapolis.
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Two masked people embrace
Selena McKnight, left, and Brandyn Tulloch embrace after the verdict was read in the Derek Chauvin trial on April 20, 2021, in Minneapolis.
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A person hoists a black-and-white striped flag with the words Black Lives Matter in front of tall buildings
A flag bearer with a message in Minneapolis on April 20, 2021.
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A woman raises her arms.
A woman in Minneapolis reacts to the guilty verdicts in the Derek Chauvin trial.
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Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin, center, is taken into custody as his attorney, Eric Nelson, left, looks on.
Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin, center, is taken into custody as his attorney, Eric Nelson, left, looks on, after the verdicts were read at Chauvin’s trial for the 2020 death of George Floyd, Tuesday in Minneapolis, Minn.
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Women embrace after verdict.
People react after the Chauvin trial verdicts.
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People hold signs on the street.
People hold signs as they react to the verdict on a Minneapolis street.
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Los Angeles

Kenneth Davis, 56, of South Los Angeles reacts to guilty verdicts in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin.
Kenneth Davis, 56, of South Los Angeles reacts to guilty verdicts in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin on the corner of Florence Ave and Normandy Ave in Los Angeles,
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A man speaks into a megaphone in front of a Black Lives Matter flag
Daymond Johnson, 40, of South L.A. joins others at the Florence and Normandie intersection in Los Angeles reacting to the verdict against former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis.
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After guilty verdicts were announced, drivers go though the intersection of Florence Ave and Normandy Ave with fists raised
After guilty verdicts were announced, drivers go though the intersection of Florence Ave and Normandy Ave with fists raised in South Los Angeles.
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Justin Stephenson, of Los Angeles, celebrates the news of the Chauvin guilty verdicts along with fellow demonstrators.
Justin Stephenson, of Los Angeles, celebrates the news of the Chauvin guilty verdicts along with fellow demonstrators gathering at corner of Florence and Normandy Avenues in South Los Angeles.
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A pedestrian walks past a wall painted with George Floyd's final words, "I can't breathe," along Lincoln Boulevard in Venice.
A pedestrian walks past a wall painted with George Floyd’s final words, “I can’t breathe,” along Lincoln Boulevard in Venice on April 20, 2021.
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LAPD officers deploy around the Los Angeles Civic Center following the guilty verdicts against Derek Chauvin.
LAPD officers deploy around the Los Angeles Civic Center following the guilty verdicts against former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin.
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A likeness of George Floyd faces Artesia Boulevard in North Long Beach as a motorist waits for traffic to move.
A likeness of George Floyd faces Artesia Boulevard in North Long Beach as a motorist waits for traffic to move on April 20, 2021.
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Washington

London Williams cries at the verdict.
London Williams, 31, of Harrisburg, Pa., bursts into tears in Washington after hearing the verdict.
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Two people embrace, surrounded by other people
Rep. Cori Bush (D-Mo.), facing camera, embraces Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) as members of the Congressional Black Caucus react in Washington to the Chauvin trial verdict.
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New York

People take to the streets following the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial on April 20, 2021 in New York City.
People take to the streets following the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial on April 20, 2021 in New York City.
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A man holds a bullhorn and flag nearby as police officers gather near a van
Police officers enter their van as Shermaine Lester rallies outside the Barclays Center on April 20, 2021, in Brooklyn, N.Y. Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.
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Atlanta

People gather in Atlanta to march through downtown after former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty
People gather in Atlanta to march through downtown after former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts in the death of George Floyd.
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Chiara Campbell, from left, Nyasia Thompson and Jaylah Lesesne embrace following a march through downtown Atlanta.
Chiara Campbell, from left, Nyasia Thompson and Jaylah Lesesne embrace following a march through downtown Atlanta after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of three counts in the death of George Floyd Tuesday, April 20, 2021.
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Houston

A man with a walker passes a mural bearing the image of George Floyd depicted as an angel and the words Big Floyd
Ronaly Brooks walks past a mural in the neighborhood where George Floyd grew up in Houston on April 20, 2021. Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty in Floyd’s death.
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