Jason Van Dyke, a Chicago police officer convicted of killing 17-year-old Lakwin McDonald, was sentenced to 81 months, 6 years and 9 months in prison, and two years of mandatory supervision.
In 2014, Jason Van Dyke fired 16-times a black teenager. The shooting of the police dashboard camera, which was released more than a year ago, was an essential guide to the experience and aroused the reactions of the masses across the country.
In October, jurors took a couple of hours over two days to determine their verdict. Jason Van Dyke was found guilty of a second-degree murder and 16 charges of battery mounting.
On Friday, Jason Van Dyke, an officer, was sentenced to seven years in prison in Illinois for second-degree murder and 16 counts of battery-rigged batteries, one for each shot he fired on the night of October. In 2014. Although appeal is possible, the sentence has provided a final measure in the case that dominated the Chicago news cycles for years, leading to the division of this ethnic city and the failure of its government.
But the last chapter left few people satisfied.
The great leader, Marvin Hunter, the mayor of Lakwon, said the win was eligible because a police officer would go to jail for murder. But he said the sentence was too short and was reduced to being a “second-class citizen.”