Sunday, May 16, 2010

7-year-old girl killed in Detroit police raid

Police in Detroit, Michigan, on Sunday expressed "profound sorrow" at the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old girl in a police raid.

Aiyana Jones was shot and killed by police executing a search warrant as part of a homicide investigation, Assistant Chief Ralph Godbee said in a statement.

"This is any parent's worst nightmare," Godbee said. "It also is any police officer's worst nightmare. And today, it is all too real."

Read the entire story here: 7 Year Old Shot By Police


Will said...

how sad and tragic. I hope that police agencies across the globe use examples like this of accidental shootings to train and educate its officers. I couldn't tell from reading the story whether the intended suspect was apprehended. I sure hope that little girl didn't die for nothing.

George Cook said...

According to the police the person they were looking for was arrested during the raid.