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Grandmother Says She Watched Officer Shoot Girl, 7

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...



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The comments are BEYOND pathetic!

They are outraged and asking WHY, OH WHY are camera crews accompanying police in the first place! Sure, protect the criminals who murder in cold blood!

This country is worse than NAZI GERMANY!!

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

deacon's picture

while this is tragic

and maybe it needed posted again
this was in 2010,see here
http://www.dailypaul.com/134843/detroit-police-kill-7-year-o...

deacon

If we deny truth before your very eyes,then the rest of what we have to say,is of little consequence

The cop pleaded guilty and

received 28 years in prison. Nothing can replace that little girl, but that cop got what he deserved. Negligent or intentional, his gun went off when it wasn't suppose to.

If you don't know your rights, you don't have any.

Look again...

They caught the guy they were after, Owen, who pleaded guilty to killing another guy called Blake and got the 28 yrs. The article mentions nothing of what has happened to the uniformed baby killer known as "Weekley".

If ignorance is bliss, Washington DC must be heaven.

I wonder if the cop was a war vet

???

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".
--Voltaire

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown

This article made me

This article made me nauseous. These "law enforcers" are turning America into a battlefield.

I know.

I know.

juan maldonado

This is what you get when no

This is what you get when no one cares about the 4th Amendment! this is sick yall.... That poor baby.

juan maldonado