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D.A. Daryl Bailey Speaks Out on Appeal Bond for Aaron Cody Smith

Aaron Cody Smith (Source: Dale County Sheriff’s Office) Montgomery County District Attorney Daryl Bailey has issued a statement following the granting of a $300,000 appeal bond to former Montgomery police officer Aaron Cody Smith. Smith was sentenced to 14 years in January after being found guilty of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Greg Gunn in 2016 while Smith was…

Sentencing Date Set for Aaron Cody Smith

Alabama News Network has confirmed that a sentencing date has been set for Aaron Cody Smith.  Smith was a Montgomery police officer who shot and killed Greg Gunn in 2016 while Smith was on duty. His sentencing is set for January 29 at 10:30AM in Courtroom 4C of the Montgomery County Courthouse. A jury convicted Smith of manslaughter in Gunn’s…

Montgomery Police Officer Wants Change of Venue

A lawyer for a white Alabama police officer charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a black man has asked a judge to move the officer’s upcoming trial. Aaron Smith’s lawyer filed a motion Friday seeking a new venue, saying publicity and protests over the February shooting death of 58-year-old Greg Gunn in Montgomery would make a fair trial…