No verdict yet in Detroit cop’s manslaughter trial

In an image made from video, Officer Joseph Weekley takes the stand in his trial on Thursday, June 13, 2013 in Detroit. Weekley is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones. She was killed during a chaotic police raid to find a murder suspect at a Detroit house in 2010. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Mandi Wright)
In an image made from video, Officer Joseph Weekley takes the stand in his trial on Thursday, June 13, 2013 in Detroit. Weekley is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones. She was killed during a chaotic police raid to find a murder suspect at a Detroit house in 2010. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Mandi Wright)

DETROIT (AP) — Jurors have gone home without a verdict on the first day of deliberations in the trial of a Detroit police officer charged in the shooting death of a 7-year-old girl.

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.

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