Texas Officer Aaron Dean Charged With Murder After Killing Black Woman In Her Home

The Daily Caller | 10/14/2019 | Staff
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A Fort Worth, Texas, police officer was charged with murder Monday after shooting a woman in her own home, according to jail records, NBC News reported.

Officer Aaron Dean, who is white, allegedly shot and killed 28-year old Atatiana Jefferson, who is black, at 2:30 a.m. Saturday while she was looking after her eight-year-old nephew. He was arrested just hours later, according to NBC.

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Footage released Monday by the police department shows bodycam footage of Dean shooting into Jefferson’s home.

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Dean fired one shot into Jefferson’s home through a window after “perceiving a threat” while responding to a call from a worried neighbor saying her door was open, according to a Saturday statement from the Fort Worth Police Department.

Interim Fort Worth Police Chief Edwin Kraus said during a Monday press conference that he “certainly” couldn’t “make sense” of Dean’s actions, adding that police are only allowed to shoot into...
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