‘That’s murder’: Fort Worth police officer shoots woman inside her home

  • Lawyer and family of Atatiana Jefferson, 28, demand answers
  • Police called after report front door standing open

After a white police officer responding to a report of a house door standing open killed a black woman inside her own home on Saturday, an attorney for the woman’s family said the officer had not had time to perceive a threat before shooting.

“You didn’t hear the officer shout, ‘Gun, gun, gun,’” attorney Lee Merritt said after viewing video taken from a Fort Worth officer’s bodycam during the shooting death of Atatiana Jefferson, 28.

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