Derek Chauvin indictment: Boy, 14, held by throat, hit with flashlight in 2017

At the same time he was indicted on federal civil rights charged for the death of George Floyd, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been indicted on federal charges for a 2017 incident in which he’s accused of holding a 14-year-old boy down by the throat and striking him multiple times in the head with a flashlight.

Can Derek Chauvin get his convictions tossed on appeal?

The unique circumstances surrounding Derek Chauvin's trial in George Floyd's death could offer the former Minneapolis police officer some shot at winning a retrial on appeal, though most legal experts agree it's a long shot.

Derek Chauvin verdict: Guilty on all counts in George Floyd's death

The jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd. The 12 jurors deliberated for around 10 hours before deciding to convict Chauvin of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Live coverage continues on FOX 9 and online at fox9.com/live.