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Texas cop resigns & may face charges after shooting and killing a woman playing video games with child in her own home

1 month ago   |   By RT

A Texas police officer who shot and killed a black woman through a window of her own home while she was playing video games with her nephew has resigned and may face criminal charges, the Fort Worth interim police chief has said.
Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was killed after a neighbor had called a non-emergency police line for a welfare check because they noticed that her front door was open in the middle of the night. Upon arriving, one of the responding officers shouted commands before opening fire through a window after “perceiving a threat.”
In a statement, police said the officer had seen...
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White cop who fatally shot unarmed black woman in her home resigns

White cop who fatally shot unarmed black woman in her home resigns

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The white Texas police officer who gunned down a black woman as she played video games with her 8-year-old nephew inside her home resigned Monday - and could face criminal charges, officials said. Fort Worth cop Aaron Dean was going to be fired Monday morning over the fatal shooting of Atatiana Jefferson but turned in...
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Fort Worth Officer Who Fatally Shot Atatiana Jefferson in Her Own Home Resigns

Fort Worth Officer Who Fatally Shot Atatiana Jefferson in Her Own Home Resigns

1 month ago   |   By Slate

Aaron Dean was going to be fired on Monday morning, the city's police chief said.
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Fort Worth officer who killed a woman in her own home has resigned

Fort Worth officer who killed a woman in her own home has resigned

1 month ago   |   By KETV

The officer who fatally shot Atatiana Koquice Jefferson in her home Saturday morning has resigned, Fort Worth interim police Chief Ed Kraus said Monday. The officer may face criminal charges, Kraus said.
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Prince Andrew stepping back from public duties after his interview about...

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