The Latest: Campbell guilty of 2nd degree murder of officer

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Posted: Jan 31, 2017 3:47 PM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of a man who shot a Memphis police officer raiding his home (all times local):

2:45 p.m.

The jury has found a man shot a Memphis police officer during a raid on his home guilty of second-degree murder.

Treveno Campbell said he had been sound asleep before the raid and thought his home was being invaded by criminals.

Officer Martoiya Lang was a mother of four and the first female Memphis police officer killed on duty.

Jurors also convicted Campbell of attempted second-degree murder of two officers and reckless endangerment of three other officers in the raid.

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2:20 p.m.

The jury has reached a verdict in the murder trial of a man who shot a Memphis police officer during a raid on his home.

Treveno Campbell faces up to life in prison if convicted of first-degree murder in the death of Officer Martoiya Lang four years ago. The mother of four was the first female officer killed on the job in Memphis.

The 12-person jury has sent a message to the judge saying they reached a verdict.

The jurors were empowered to consider lesser charges as well, such as manslaughter or reckless homicide. The 25-year-old Campbell also is accused of the attempted murder of five other officers who broke through his door while searching for another man.

Campbell says he was sound asleep before the raid and thought his home was being invaded by criminals.

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11:20 a.m.

A jury has resumed deliberating in the murder trial of a man who shot a Memphis police officer during a raid on his home.

Treveno Campbell faces up to life in prison if convicted of first-degree murder in the death of Officer Martoiya Lang.

The 25-year-old Campbell also is accused of the attempted murder of five other officers who broke through his door while searching for another man on Dec. 14, 2012.

Campbell says he was sound asleep before the raid and thought his home was being invaded by criminals. The 12-person jury also could convict him of lesser charges, including manslaughter or reckless homicide.

Lang, a 32-year-old mother of four, was the first female police officer killed in the line of duty in Memphis.