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.
May 16, 2010