White officer who fatally shot black neighbour fired by Dallas police

Investigators to look at security footage to track Dallas officer night she killed black neighbor

Dallas police officer Amber Guyger, who killed Botham Shem Jean after entering his apartment, was sacked Monday.

Dallas Police Chief U Renee Hall terminated her employment during a hearing on Monday, police said, adding that she has the right to appeal.

Amber Guyger, the Texas police officer who shot and killed neighbor Botham Jean in his Dallas apartment earlier this month, was reportedly fired Monday as she faces manslaughter charges.

It remains unclear how exactly Guyger mistook Jean's apartment for hers or why she so quickly chose lethal force to confront a person she believed was a burglar.

The Dallas County medical examiner's office said Jean died of a gunshot wound to the chest.

The Dallas Police Department released a statement via Twitter Monday afternoon announcing the firing of Amber Guyger.




Guyger was arrested three days after the incident after the Texas Rangers chose to postpone pursuing a warrant "until they could follow up on information that they received from the interview with the officer". She remains free after posting $300,000 bond on a manslaughter charge.

Renee Hall said in a statement the department had dismissed Office Amber Guyger after almost five years on the job for her actions on the night of the shooting earlier in September, and for engaging in "adverse conduct" when she was arrested for manslaughter.

Lee Merritt, an attorney for Jean's family, also slammed the investigation into the shooting, saying officials were seeking evidence to discredit Jean.

As she navigates in slow motion, trying to gain clarity about what really happened to her son, Allison Jean is committed to pushing forward to gain justice for his death. An arrest affidavit obtained by Fox News said Botham allegedly ignored Guyger's "verbal commands" before she opened fire.

Police said that Jean was fatally shot once in the torso. The Dallas Police Department did not release details of its deliberations. He worked as an accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and was a devout churchgoer. On the day of the shooting, Guyger's unit had arrested multiple suspects for armed robbery, he said.

Guyger, who was hired by the department in November 2013, had been assigned to the city's Southeast Patrol Division.

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