Police name white cop who shot dead her black neighbor

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The officer, a five-year veteran, has been placed on administrative leave.

"Somebody has to be insane not to realize that they walked into the wrong apartment", Allie Jean said.

However, Hall said on Saturday that the Texas Rangers, who are now investigating the shooting, have asked that they "hold off on the warrant until they have an opportunity to investigate" some of the information that was provided to them during an interview with the officer who shot Jean. She said she spoke to Jean's sister to express the department's condolences to the family.

The Dallas police chief announced at a press conference Friday afternoon that authorities are in the process of obtaining a warrant to arrest the officer involved, who has not yet been identified.

The lawyer for the family of a man who was gunned down at his home by a Dallas police officer is calling for her to be arrested and charged, saying the fact that she remains free days after the shooting shows she's receiving favorable treatment.

The shooting has raised questions about whether Guyger, who is white, used deadly force against Jean, a naturalized USA citizen from the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, because he's black.

"Is this a white on black crime?" Her apartment was not on the same floor as Jean's. Also, Guyger was not one of the people with Jean in a picture that has been circulating on social media, sources said.

Right now there are more questions than answers.

The Texas Department of Public Safety's Texas Rangers, who often assist agencies in investigating officer-involved shootings, are handling the case, which remained under investigation Saturday. Jean didn't know the Dallas cop, reports say. She reported the shooting to dispatchers and she told officers who responded that she had mistaken Jean's apartment for her own.

Harding University President Bruce McLarty shared his favorite memory of Jean with students in chapel Friday morning.

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In the May 2017 incident, Guyger was trying to identify a woman in a vehicle when another passenger got out and took her taser, police said in the release. " Known for his unbelievable voice, they honored him with the stirring gospel songs that he sang so well". He was then taken to a local hospital, where he later died, the police chief said. Yes, a true story that took an innocent, young Black man's life.

"How can this nasty world take you away from me", Earl wrote.

Jean worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dallas, an worldwide company that does assurance, tax and advisory work for companies around the world.

"This is a awful tragedy".

"The entire Harding family grieves today for the loss of Botham Jean, who has meant so very much to us", university officials said. She was visiting a daughter in Florida when she learned her son had been killed.

"He would always say to me, 'Brother Berry, I want to do more, '" Berry recalled.

"They said, 'Not necessarily, ' and that they just wanted more evidence", Merritt told The Washington Post. "I wish I could wake up".

The victim has been identified as Botham Shem Jean, 26.

DPD hired Guyger, a patrol officer, in November 2013. She wondered whether race had driven her to pull the trigger, according to NBC News.

Along with prayers and tributes, the vigil featured boisterous congregational singing of hymns including "Just a Little Talk with Jesus", "When We All Get to Heaven" and - at the request of Allison Jean - "O I Want to See Him". "The state needs to pay for my son". "The extent of their relationship is under investigation", said Instagram user Marriam_Muhammad about the incident. He said he also reached out to the Saint Lucia prime minister to apologize for Jean's death.