Fort Worth Cop Resigns After Fatally Shooting Black Woman

A police officer who shot and killed a black woman in her home in the presence of her 8-year-old nephew acted inappropriately and has resigned.

  • Published 14 October 2019

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A police officer who shot and killed a black woman in her home in the presence of her 8-year-old nephew acted inappropriately and has resigned, the chief of police said Monday, after Atatiana Jefferson’s surviving family called for the man to be fired and charged. The Fort Worth Police Department said officers responded about 2:25 a.m. Saturday after a neighbor called a non-emergency line to report Jefferson’s front door had… Read at AP News