Jurors selected in trial for man accused of killing MPD Officer Michael Michalski
Jonathan Copeland Jr. is charged with fatally shooting Officer Michael Michalski in July 2018.
He appeared before a judge Monday morning and jury selection is underway.
Jury selection is underway for the Jonathan Copeland Jr. trial. He’s facing first degree intentional homicide for the death of fallen Milwaukee Police Officer Michael Michalski. @CBS58pic.twitter.com/lQwNPKpA3C— Jacquelyn Abad (@JacquelynAbadTV) February 25, 2019
Fourteen jurors were selected Monday afternoon. On Tuesday, the jury will visit the scene of the shooting near 28th and Wright following opening statements at 8:30 a.m.
He's facing first-degree intentional homicide, attempted homicide and possession of a firearm by a felon.
If convicted, Copeland could spend the rest of his life behind bars.