Friday, June 14, 2013 4:16 pm
No verdict yet in Detroit cop's manslaughter trial
The Associated Press
The jury watched video of the fatal raid Friday during roughly five hours of deliberations. A crew from the police reality show, "The First 48," recorded it from the sidewalk.
Officer Joseph Weekley is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones. He told jurors that he was struggling with Aiyana's grandmother when he accidentally pulled the trigger.
The jury can consider two charges: involuntary manslaughter, a felony, or reckless discharge of a firearm, a misdemeanor. Jurors will return Monday.
Aiyana was shot immediately after officers stormed a Detroit house looking for a murder suspect.