MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee
County judge has dismissed prospective jurors in a civil
case brought by two police officers against a gun shop.
Judge John DiMotto told
jurors that their dismissal Wednesday was due to issues
beyond his control, but did not explain further. Questioning
of a pool of 100 jurors began Monday. The potential jurors
were let go just as a final jury was about to be seated in
the case brought by Officer Jose Lopez and former Officer
Alejandro Arce against Badger Guns and its owners.
They allege the store
negligently sold the gun used to shoot them while they were
on duty in 2007. Two other Milwaukee officers settled a
similar case against Badger Guns last October for $1
The jury selection process in
the latest case is scheduled to start again Monday.