A white Texas police officer shot and killed a black girl inside her bed room Saturday, police mentioned.
The cop was responding to a name for an “open construction” in Forth Value at about 2:30 a.m. when he noticed somebody inside the house, standing close to a window, CBS reported.
The officer, who was within the yard, felt threatened and pulled out his gun, the Fort Value Police Division mentioned in a press release.
“Put your palms up. Present me your palms!” the officer might be heard yelling in bodycam footage earlier than firing via the window, WFAA reported.
The resident — later recognized as Atatiana Jefferson, 28 — was killed within the 3-second gunfire and pronounced useless on the scene.
A involved neighbor had known as the police after rising frightened that the door was open and lights have been on, the Dallas Morning Information reported.
The officer concerned within the capturing, who has been on the power since 2018, was positioned on administrative go away throughout the ongoing investigation, the paper mentioned.