Social media reacts to Kate Steinle verdict

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Reactions are coming in from all over the country and social media after it was announced that the man charged in the 2015 shooting death of Kate Steinle at San Francisco's Pier 14 was acquitted of murder and manslaughter.

The hashtags #SteinleVerdict and #KateSteinle are trending not only in San Francisco but all over the world.

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One tweet from a woman named Jessica seems to sum it up. She tweeted, "The #SteinleVerdict is sure to stir emotional, even angry debate about the trial, undocumented immigrants and sanctuary cities."

Here are some of the other reactions:

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