Dallas police officer charged with murder in death of innocent black man

A white former Dallas police officer who fatally shot her unarmed black neighbour in his apartment Friday.

The incident happened when Amber Guyger mistakenly walked into the man’s home and gunned him down. According to investigators, Guyger returned home after her shift in her uniform then she called dispatch to report that she had shot a man, later on, she told the officers that she believed the victim’s apartment was her own. Three days later, she was arrested.

The victim was identified as Botham Jean, 26-year-old.

The grand jury in Dallas has decided that Guyger will face trial for his murder.

“I truly believe that she inflicted tremendous evil on my son,” Jean’s mother, Allison said after the announcement. “He didn’t deserve it. He was seated in his own apartment.”

“When you look at the facts of this case, we thought that it was murder all along,” Johnson said.

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