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Relief, tears and heartfelt emotion flood Center City after Derek Chauvin guilty verdict

CENTER CITY - A verdict the entire world waited to hear. Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the death of George Floyd.Shortly after the verdict was read, Chauvin was put into handcuffs and led out of the courtroom.George Floyd Square, in Minneapolis, erupting in cheers, tears and hugs as the guilty verdict was read.Applause and cheers and raw emotion across Center City in Philadelphia as the guilty verdicts came down from Minnesota Tuesday afternoon."In my heart, we all knew he was guilty, but history tells us we don’t get it.

We don’t get the justice. But, to have him guilty on all three counts – it’s breathtaking," stated Dorothy Rex emotionally.A heavy police presence and Pennsylvania National Guard

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CENTER CITY - A verdict the entire world waited to hear. Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the death of George Floyd.Shortly after the verdict was read, Chauvin was put into handcuffs and led out of the courtroom.George Floyd Square, in Minneapolis, erupting in cheers, tears and hugs as the guilty verdict was read.Applause and cheers and raw emotion across Center City in Philadelphia as the guilty verdicts came down from Minnesota Tuesday afternoon."In my heart, we all knew he was guilty, but history tells us we don’t get it.
PHILADELPHIA - Two men were killed in separate shootings in Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon, according to police.The first shooting occurred around 1:08 p.m. on the 1200 block of Wagon Avenue in the city’s Logan neighborhood.Police say the victim, a 19-year-old man, was shot once in the head and multiple times throughout the body.He was transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center by responding officers and was pronounced dead a short time later.A second shooting was reported on the 2500 block of South 66th Street in Southwest Philadelphia around 1:50 p.m.According to police, a 29-year-old man was shot once in the chest.

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