Jury Selection Continues for Accused Teenager Cop Killer

UPDATE: CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) _ Jury selection continues for a second day in the trial of a Florida teenager accused of killing a police officer.

Nicholas Lindsey is accused of shooting Officer David Crawford on a downtown St. Petersburg street in February 2011 after Crawford tried to question him about some car burglaries in the area.

Lindsey was 16 at the time of the shooting.

Now 17, he’s being tried as an adult.

Some potential jurors dismissed by lawyers Monday said they had already formed the opinion that Lindsey was guilty.

The trial is expected to take a week after a jury is selected.

Lindsey could face life in prison if he’s convicted of first-degree murder.

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of a Florida teenager accused of killing a police officer.

Nicholas Lindsey is scheduled to stand trial Monday. He’s accused of shooting Officer David Crawford on a downtown St. Petersburg street in February 2011 after Crawford tried to question him about some car burglaries in the area.

Lindsey was 16 at the time of the shooting. Now 17, he’s being tried as an adult.

If convicted of first-degree murder, Lindsey could face life in prison.

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