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Dallas PD Fires Police Officer Who Shot Black Man in His Own Apartment

HeadlineSep 25, 2018

The Dallas Police Department has fired the white police officer who shot and killed a 26-year-old black man in his own apartment. The officer, Amber Guyger, entered Botham Jean’s apartment and opened fire, killing him on September 6. Police claim the officer believed it to be her apartment. While Guyger was charged with manslaughter after the shooting, she remained on the police force until Monday. The announcement of her firing came on the same day Botham Jean’s family buried his body in his home country of St. Lucia.

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