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Dallas police officer kills man in his own apartment Dallas police officer kills man in his own apartment
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Off-duty officer claimed she shot man in his own apartment after mistaking it to be her own. Off-duty officer claimed she shot man in his own apartment after mistaking it to be her own.
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<strong>The police department in Dallas, Texas has charged a police officer with shooting and killing a 26-year-old man, Botham Shem Jean, in his apartment on Thursday, September 6.</strong> <strong>The police department in Dallas, Texas has charged a police officer with shooting and killing a 26-year-old man, Botham Shem Jean, in his apartment on Thursday, September 6.</strong>
CNN <a href="https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/07/us/dallas-police-shooting/index.html">reported</a> that the officer said she thought she was entering her own apartment, and believed Jean was an intruder. Jean was a <a href="https://www.apnews.com/f40e9ddaf91c428c971d0828f8345e2d/Texas-officer-faces-manslaughter-charge-in-neighbor's-death">native of the Caribbean state of St. Lucia,</a> but had studied and worked in the U.S.  CNN <a href="https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/07/us/dallas-police-shooting/index.html">reported</a> that the officer said she thought she was entering her own apartment and believed Jean was an intruder. Jean was a <a href="https://www.apnews.com/f40e9ddaf91c428c971d0828f8345e2d/Texas-officer-faces-manslaughter-charge-in-neighbor's-death">native of the Caribbean state of St. Lucia,</a> but had studied and worked in the U.S.
Dallas police chief Renee Hall <a href="https://www.dallasnews.com/news/crime/2018/09/06/shooting-reported-cedars-near-dallas-police-headquarters">said</a> the officer had been tested for drugs and alcohol (<em>Dallas News</em>). Dallas police chief Renee Hall <a href="https://www.dallasnews.com/news/crime/2018/09/06/shooting-reported-cedars-near-dallas-police-headquarters">said</a> the officer had been tested for drugs and alcohol (<em>Dallas News</em>).
<em>The New York Times</em> <a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/09/us/amber-guyger-dallas-police-shooting.html?smid=fb-nytimes&amp;smtyp=cur">reported</a> that the accused officer is Amber Guyger, 30. She was charged with manslaughter and released on bail of $300,000 (€259,000). <em>The New York Times</em> <a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/09/us/amber-guyger-dallas-police-shooting.html?smid=fb-nytimes&amp;smtyp=cur">reported</a> that the accused officer is Amber Guyger, 30. She was charged with manslaughter and released on bail of $300,000 (€259,000).
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