Detroit police officer will face trial in fatal shooting of 7-yr-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones (Detroit Free Press)
Thursday March 14th, 2013
A motion to dismiss charges against the Detroit police officer accused in the 2010 fatal shooting of a child was denied this morning by Wayne County Circuit Judge Cynthia Gray Hathaway.
Officer Joseph Weekley, who is charged with felony involuntary manslaughter and careless discharge of a firearm causing death in the death of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones, is in court this morning for a pretrial hearing.
Weekley's attorney had filed the motion to dismiss the charges.