Detroit Girl's Family Sues Police Over Shooting

Lawyer Says Tape of Incident Shows Police Misconduct

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

The family of Aiyana Stanley-Jones, a seven-year-old Detroit girl killed by a police bullet during a raid early Sunday, filed a lawsuit in state and federal courts, alleging police misconduct in the incident. The family has retained high-profile attorney Geoffrey Fieger, who said at a news conference Tuesday that he has seen a tape of the incident that was shot by a crew from the A&E reality show, The First 48.

We're joined by Jerome Vaughn, news director of Takeaway partner station WDET. And Bishop Tony Russell is the founder of the MAN Network and the acting CEO of the Detroit Community Initiative. He says reaction from Detroit residents runs the gamut from grief to anger.


Tony Russell and Jerome Vaughn

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Noel King

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