Taser Jury May Mistrial

The jury in the trial of taser victim Ian Van Ornum has asked, “what if we don’t agree on the verdict,” according to the judge.

Judge Jack Billings said he told the jury, deliberating for the past two hours, that not agreeing unanimously would result in a mistrial and the case would “likely” be tried again by another jury.

Billings said the jury told him, “they are making headway.” The judge told the lawyers in the case to remain available as the jury result may come “relatively soon.”