Fort Worth police chief: ‘absolutely no excuse’ for officer killing black woman

Officer Aaron Dean charged with murder after Atatiana Jefferson, 28, shot dead as victim’s family accuse police of underhand tactics

Fort Worth’s police chief reiterated on Tuesday that a white officer’s fatal shooting of a black woman in her home was inexcusable, as an arrest warrant was released quoting the victim’s eight-year-old nephew saying she pointed a gun at a window when they heard suspicious noises outside.

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