Verdict in Dunn trial takes Twitter by storm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The trial of Michael Dunn has been buzzing on national and local level and on social media for two weeks. Now that the verdict has been announced, Twitter has been taken by storm.

Michael Dunn was found guilty of three counts of second degree attempted murder and one count of throwing or shooting a deadly missile at an occupied vehicle in the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis in November of 2012 during an argument that allegedly started over loud music. The charge of first degree murder ended in mistrial.

Hash tags such as #DunnTrial, #JordanDavis and #MichaelDunn have been trending on Twitter during each of the 14 trial days. (The viewpoints expressed in the following Tweets below do not represent the viewpoints of First Coast News)

Below are tweets from people reacting to the verdict in the Michael Dunn trial:

Here are a few tweets from people talking about the trial on Saturday as the jury deliberates for the fourth day:

Jordan Davis's mother Lucia McBath has also been tweeting from the courthouse:

You can follow the latest action from inside the Courthouse on FCN's Twitter account: FCN2go

Jacksonville's Mayor Alvin Brown did not tweet about the trial, but released a statement Saturday night after the verdict was announced.

"Now that the jury has spoken, I want to thank the jurors for their dedicated service. Tomorrow would have been Jordan's 19th birthday. My prayers go out to his family. I share the community's grief at his senseless death.

"We should never forget the tragic loss of a young life, and we must commit to doing all we can to protect all of our young men and women and to help them realize their full potential."


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