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White Dallas Cop Charged with Manslaughter for Killing Black Man in His Own Apartment

HeadlineSep 10, 2018

A white Dallas police officer has been charged with manslaughter after shooting and killing a 26-year-old black man in his own apartment. The police officer, Amber Guyger, entered Botham Shem Jean’s apartment and opened fire, killing him. Police claim the officer believed it to be her apartment. She was released from county jail on Sunday night on $300,000 bond. Investigators have taken a blood sample from the officer to test for drugs and alcohol. This is Botham Shem Jean’s friend, Jessica Berry.

Jessica Berry: “Just knowing the way that he died, it seems unfair, because think of the nicest person that you know and the most generous person that you know, and then they get shot as if they were a criminal or a thief. And it’s just not fair.”

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