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Jury selection postponed in McInerney trial

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

November 10, 2010 3:49:24 PM PST
Jury selection in the Brandon McInerney trial has been postponed pending a series of challenges by the defense.McInerney, 16, is charged with the 2008 fatal shooting of 15-year-old gay classmate Lawrence King at an E.O. Green Junior High School in Oxnard.

Defense attorneys have filed a motion to recuse the district attorney's office.

They also told the judge they're having trouble getting a key defense witness to testify.

Jury selection was supposed to have begun next week.