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Saturday, September 15, 2018

There's no excuse for the police shooting of Botham Jean; a bit of weed in his apartment doesn't change that

Botham Jean was shot dead, unarmed and in his own apartment, by a Dallas police officer who said that she was confused and mistook the apartment for her own and Jean for an intruder.

That officer, Amber Guyger, has since been arrested and charged with manslaughter. Later, while executing a search warrant of the apartment, a small amount of marijuana was found in an unspecified location along with the expected bullet casings, police bag and other items from the shooting.

Although the initial tweet on the story seems to link the marijuana to Jean (“DEVELOPING Search warrant: Marijuana found in Botham Jean’s apartment after deadly shooting") the search warrant itself does not.



Anonymous said...

She was not on duty. This is one person murdering another. However the police need to answer to how someone that incompetent was given a badge.

Anonymous said...

Don't do drug, than you won't die! Same as don't run or you will die. Really simple to live a long life.

Anonymous said...

9:36 What does the weed have to do with her shooting him after banging on his door? She broke in his house and shot him dead! I pray to god you/family never experience that!