Aaron Smith Trial

Majority White Jury Selected in Murder Trial for Montgomery Police Officer Charged with Shooting Unarmed Black Man

A majority-white jury will hear the murder trial of an Alabama police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man. A panel of 14 jurors including two alternates was picked Monday. Of the 14 jurors, six are women and eight are men. Nine out of the fourteen are white. All potential jurors agreed that if a police officer breaks the…

Trial for Montgomery Police Officer Charged with the Murder of Unarmed Black Man Underway

The trial for the Montgomery police officer charged with shooting and killing an unarmed black man in 2016 is now underway. Montgomery police officer Aaron Cody Smith shot and killed Montgomery resident, Greg Gunn in the early morning hours of February 25, 2016. Now Dale County judge, P.B. McLauchlin, has granted a the state’s motion for a gag order in…