A chapter that has defined Chicago politics for three years came to a close Friday, as a jury found Jason Van Dyke guilty of second degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery for the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in October 2014.

Van Dyke still faces sentencing, and three officers accused of covering conspiring to exaggerate the threat McDonald possed from the night of the shooting still face prosecution, but for protestors and politicians, Friday was a milestone.

See how political Chicago reacted in real time on Twitter @TheDailyLineChi.

The crowd outside City Hall at the time the verdict in the Van Dyke case was read. [A.D. Quig/The Daily Line]

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