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.
A reality show crew member has accepted a plea deal in connection with the police raid shooting death of a 7-year-old girl.
“It really hurt bad … We waited for three years for this trial only to be, you know, deadlocked…” said Mertilla Jones.
A jury has failed to reach a verdict after two days of deliberations in the trial of a Detroit police officer charged in the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old girl.
Jurors deliberating the fate of a Detroit police officer charged in the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old girl have ended the day without reaching a verdict.
A Detroit police officer charged in the fatal shooting of a young girl has told jurors that he didn’t intentionally kill Aiyana Stanley-Jones.
Jurors in the involuntary manslaughter trial of a Detroit police officer watched a demonstration of a stun grenade like the one used during a raid that turned fatal.
A police officer who was second through the door in a Detroit raid testified that he didn’t see anyone struggle with another officer before Aiyana Stanley-Jones was killed.
Jurors in the trial of a Detroit police officer charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 7-year-old girl watched a video Tuesday of the police raid that led to the fatal shooting.