49. Aiyana Jones

aiyana-stanley-jones

Seven-year-old Aiyana Jones died at the hands of Detroit P.D.’s Special Response Team. Police threw a flash grenade through the window of her house, then stormed in. During the raid, Aiyana was killed when officer Joseph Weekley’s weapon discharged. According to conflicting testimony, Aiyana’s grandmother grabbed Weekley’s weapon, which caused it to go off. The incident was being filmed by A&E for their show The First 48.

Aiyana Jones
Detroit, Michigan
May 16, 2010

Advertisements

About Robert L. Franklin

Ah, the About Me section - social networking's excuse for you sounding like an elitist prick. Hmm... what to say? What to say?
This entry was posted in America: The Blog, Police Brutality and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s