Grandmother Says She Watched Officer Shoot Girl, 7Submitted by juano510 on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 17:42
DETROIT (AP) — Beneath a multi-colored quilt of Disney cartoon characters, 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones lay peacefully on the living room couch of her grandmother's first-floor flat on Detroit's east side.
Mertilla Jones lay at the other end, having recently put the girl to sleep.
Within seconds — maybe as few as three — a stun grenade smashed through a window, exploding over the couch. Armed, black-clad and masked police officers swarmed into the living room and, moments later, Aiyana lay bleeding to death with a gunshot wound to her head.
"As soon as they came in, their guns were just pointing right there, and he pulled the trigger," Aiyana's grandmother, Mertilla Jones said Monday of Joseph Weekley during the Detroit police officer's involuntary manslaughter trial in Wayne County Circuit Court.
"I seen the light leave out of her eyes and the blood started gushing out her mouth and she was dead," testified the 50-year-old Jones, who then broke into tears. Continue Reading: http://news.yahoo.com/grandmother-says-she-watched-officer-s...