Officer Joseph Weekley’s first trial ended without a verdict in June of last year.
Jury selection starts Monday in Wayne County court, 15 months after Weekley’s first trial ended with a hung jury.
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.
Thursday’s raid dubbed “Cherry Blossom” targeted known drug locations in a one-square-mile area near Wyoming and 8 Mile Road.
The father of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones has been sentenced in the murder of a Detroit teen.
A total of 63 people were arrested and about two dozen illegal weapons were seized in the latest Detroit police crime sweep.
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.
This time they’re focused on two high-crime areas, on both the east and west side.