Prosecutors say Officer Joseph Weekley’s actions in 2010 were a crime because he handled his submachine gun in a reckless manner.
Opening statements are set for Thursday in Wayne County court after three days of jury selection.
There’s no dispute Joseph Weekley’s gun went off, killing Aiyana Stanley-Jones while she slept on a couch in 2010 — but he says it was an accident.
The father of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones has been sentenced in the murder of a Detroit teen.
There is no dispute Officer Joseph Weekley’s gun went off, killing Aiyana Stanley-Jones while she slept on a couch in 2010 — but he says it was an accident.
A hearing for a Detroit police officer blamed for the death of a 7-year-old girl during a raid has been postponed.
Charles Jones was accused of providing the gun that was used in the death of 17-year-old Je’Rean Blake.
Charles Jones whose 7-year-old daughter Aiyana was killed by Detroit police is on trial for a homicide that preceded the fatal raid four years ago.
A reality show videographer has been sentenced on charges connected to a fatal police raid.
A reality show crew member has accepted a plea deal in connection with the police raid shooting death of a 7-year-old girl.