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Danziger jury takes trip to crime scene

danziger-jury-visits-shooting-si-003The Danziger Jury took a field trip so to speak to the crime scene where two people were killed and four seriously wounded. This jury is considering the fates of five current and former New Orleans police officers accused of violating the civil rights of six civilians six days after Katrina.

“Both sides wanted to see the area and look at it in their own minds and see what may’ have transpired on the bridge,” said Defense Attorney Robert Jenkins.

The government contends the officers shot and killed unarmed civilians. Police argue they were just returning fire. The trial is in its fifth week. The defense is now putting on its case. Testimony resumes Wednesday.