(CBS) DETROIT - A judge has set a December date for the second trial of a Detroit police officer who admits he accidentally shot and killed 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones during a raid.
Joseph Weekley is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Aiyana in May 2010. The first trial ended in June without a verdict. The second trial begins Dec. 4.
Weekley's gun went off in a raid on a Detroit home to catch a murder suspect. He said he pulled the trigger during a struggle with Aiyana's grandmother, but Mertilla Jones denied interfering with the gun and another officer testified during the trial that there was no struggle over the weapon.
The raid was recorded for a police reality TV show, "The First 48," and Aiyana's family members have said they believe the officers involved were more concerned about how they appeared on TV rather than properly conducting their police work.
Prior to the new trial date being set Wednesday, Judge Cynthia Gray Hathaway refused to drop a $10,000 fine slapped on WJBK-TV, known as Fox 2. A cameraman caught the faces of some jurors during the first day of trial.
WJBK attorney James Stewart calls it a "regrettable mistake." The judge says Fox 2 is barred from her court until it pays.