Judge Robert Kugler read aloud the jury foreman's first note, "We are deadlocked. People are adamant on both sides. How long do we need to go before there is a mistrial?"
Federal prosecutors suggested reading a third circuit guideline for deadlocked juries.
The defense wanted a mistrial declared.
The judge told them, "Stay at it. Don't surrender your beliefs. Listen to the others, re-examine viewpoints based on the evidence and decide for yourself."
His defense lawyer, during his closing arguments, reminded jurors that the officers were responding to a man with a gun, which Minguela fit the description and it all happened in under 20 seconds.
Jurors will resume deliberations Tuesday morning.