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Day 4 of Trial | Potential jurors asked their opinions of Ahmaud Arbery's accused killers

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BRUNSWICK, Ga. — RELATED: Live Updates: What we know about 23 potential jurors as selection resumes on day 5 in death of Ahmaud Arbery trial

*Portions of the jury selection livestream will not have audio per an order from the judge.

Jury selection for the three men accused of murder in the death of Ahmaud Arbery continues Thursday.

Arbery was shot and killed on Feb. 23, 2020. Cellphone video leaked to the public shows two armed white men in a truck approaching the 25-year-old Black man as he runs down the road. One of the men, later identified as Travis McMichael, and Arbery struggle over McMichael's shotgun before Arbery is shot and collapses.

Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael and William "Roddy" Bryan, who recorded the video, are all charged with murder in Arbery's death.

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RELATED: Day 4 | Notes from the courtroom during jury selection in death of Ahmaud Arbery trial

Day 4

8:27 p.m.: The judge adjourned court until 8:30 a.m. Monday. No jury selection will be held Friday. The judge cited a personal obligation by one of the lawyers. The judge told qualified jurors he doesn’t know how long the jury selection will take. “It could get into next week. Possibly into the week after.” 

8:13 p.m.: After day four, 8 more potential jurors have qualified, added to the 15 already qualified, 23 total so far, which is closer to that magic number of 64 needed, according to an attorney with the case. Then they will select 12 jurors and four alternates.

6:16 p.m.: Judge says he intends to finish the panel tonight. Five jurors left. Could last until 10/10:30 tonight. 

2:06 p.m.: Judge says the court is aware of what's going on outside the courthouse. He goes on to say it's a public square and they're exercising the first amendment. The court has put security plans in place in case anything happens.

2:03 p.m.: Defense says it's concerned with attempts to influence jurors, specifically the Transformative Justice Coalition's banner outside of the courthouse they say people see walking in and out.

12:28 p.m.: Juror 211, the law enforcement officer, and No. 212, the woman 70 or older, have been dismissed for cause.

11:04 a.m.: The Justice Coalition cheers on Arbery's father, Marcus Arbery Sr., as he walks into the courthouse.

10:33 a.m.: Individual questioning begins.

10:23 a.m.: Potential jurors are asked if they recognize any of the defendants, who are told to stand up. Several of the potential jurors say they have negative opinions about the three defendants.

10:05 a.m.: Members of the Transformative Justice Coalition arrive at the courthouse for day four in support of Ahmaud Arbery. "We can't take it no more!" they chant.

9:21 a.m.: Questioning of potential jurors starts. 15 qualified jurors so far -Attorney says they need to get to 64 qualified, then narrow down to 12 jurors, 4 alternates. He says that could take 6-7 days. Judge only hearing morning panels and going over directions with next group of 20 now 

8:57 a.m.: Judge Walmsley and the attorneys in the case are in the courtroom for a hearing on a motion by WXIA-TV of Atlanta, WMAZ-TV of Macon and WJXX/WTLV-TV of Jacksonville (First Coast News), opposing the judge's partial gag order on the attorneys in the case. The order prohibits attorneys from discussing evidence Walmsley has already ruled cannot be admitted in the trial, such as Arbery's mental health records. The judge did not rule in court. He said he will issue a written order later.

RELATED: Watch Live: 15 jurors pass to next round of questioning, including some who say they know major players in the death of Ahmaud Arbery trial

Day 3

7:00 p.m. Seven jurors move on to the next round of questioning, joining the eight that passed the first round of questioning Tuesday. That makes 15 of the 64 jurors required to move to the next round.

There have been 37 total jurors dismissed over the three days of jury selection.

2:13 p.m.: Several potential jurors are being struck because they have already formed an opinion about the case and tell the judge they cannot be impartial. Juror 170 says he has a negative opinion about Bryan, and is likely to be excused because he is over 70 years old and does not want to serve.

10:23 a.m.: Ahmaud Arbery's father walks into the courthouse after hugging, chanting with supporters. "I love my people!" Marcus Arbery Sr. said. "We want justice!"

9 a.m.: The third day of jury selection begins just after 9. Superior Court Judge Timothy Walmsley is on the bench in the assembly room as attorneys question panel No. 4. Panel No. 3, which would have been Tuesday's afternoon group, was completely released, according to the pool reporter. Walmsley tells the group juror No. 162 will possibly defer due to medical issues.