A Detroit police officer will have to wait until next year before he learns if he’ll be tried a third time in the shooting death of a 7-year-old girl.
Charges are pending after State Police seized dozens of counterfeit designer items from Dollar Castle in Eastpointe.
Eleven people were taken into custody after getting into a gun battle with police who were trying to search their house in a drug investigation.
A decision about a third trial will be disclosed in court on Nov. 21.
Joseph Weekley is charged with recklessly using a firearm, a misdemeanor carrying a maximum of two years in prison
Prosecutors have lost an appeal of a decision that throws out the most serious charge in the fatal police shooting of a Detroit girl.
A judge on Friday dismissed the most serious charge against a Detroit police officer who fatally shot a 7-year-old girl during a raid, but the trial also was halted to allow an appeal.
“You killed my grandbaby. You killed her and you tried to blame me,” the sobbing woman told the officer.
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.