Mayor Dixon's lawyers and prosecutors settled on 12 jurors and six alternates at around 3:15 p.m. The composition: two black men, five black women, two white women, one white man, one asian woman and one woman whose race was not discernable. Most appeared to range in age from of 30 and 65 years old.
The six alternates were all black, half men and half women
Before seating the final 18, Dixon's attorneys struck six white potential jurors and one black woman. The state objected to one black woman and one black man.
Opening statements will proceed on Thursday.