PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a former Mesa police officer charged with murder for fatally shooting an unarmed man at a hotel in January 2016 (all times local):

2:21 p.m.

Opening statements were postponed at the trial of a former Mesa police officer charged with murder in the fatal 2016 shooting of an unarmed man.

Lawyers at Philip Brailsford's trial were scheduled to address jurors Wednesday, but opening statements were delayed after his attorney asked a judge to bar news organizations from broadcasting videos of the shooting of Daniel Shaver.

Judge George Foster says he needed more time to rule on the request.

Opening statements were rescheduled for Thursday.

Brailsford attorney says broadcasting the footage could hurt his client's fair-trial rights.

The Associated Press and other news organizations contend the public has a right to see the videos.

A portion of the video was previously released, but the trial would mark the first time unedited footage will be shown publicly.

12:22 p.m.

A former Mesa police officer on trial for murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man wants to prohibit news organizations from broadcasting body-camera videos of the encounter.

Philip Brailsford's lawyer says Wednesday that broadcasting the footage of the shooting of Daniel Shaver before the trial's conclusion could hurt his client's fair-trial rights.

The Associated Press and other news organizations contend the public has a right to see the videos.

Judge George Foster hasn't yet ruled on the request.

A portion of the video was previously released, but the trial would mark the first time that unedited footage of the shooting will be shown publicly.

Opening statements at Brailsford's trial are tentatively scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.

00:07 a.m.

Lawyers are scheduled to make opening statements Wednesday at the trial of a former Mesa police officer charged with murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man at a hotel.

Philip Brailsford maintains the shooting was justified because he believed Daniel Shaver was reaching for a gun during the encounter.

In the end, no gun was found on Shaver's body.

Brailsford and other officers went to the hotel in January on a call that someone was pointing a rifle out a window.

The shooting occurred after Shaver exited his hotel room and was ordered to lay face-down in a hallway.

Prosecutors say the shooting wasn't justified.

Authorities say Shaver wasn't voicing threats and begged police not to shoot him.

Brailsford was later fired for policy violations.