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US FW Officer Did Not Identify Himself Before Fatal Shot: PD

04:10  14 october  2019
04:10  14 october  2019 Source:   nbcdfw.com

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The question handing over the shooting : did Officer Richard Timmes identify himself to homeowner Victor Arenas before opening fire at 4:30 in the Timmes: “What are you doing ? Put the (bleep) gun down.” ( shots fired). No question: Officer Timmes should have immediately ID’ed himself the instant

The officer does not identify himself as police in the video. “It’s another one of those situations where the people that are supposed to protect us are The shooting comes less than two weeks after a white former Dallas police officer was sentenced to 10 years in prison after being convicted of murder

a person standing in front of a store: One person is dead following a shooting involving police officers at a home in South Fort Worth early Saturday morning, officials say. (Published Oct. 12, 2019)© NBC 5 News One person is dead following a shooting involving police officers at a home in South Fort Worth early Saturday morning, officials say. (Published Oct. 12, 2019)

The officer who fired the shot that killed a 28-year-old woman in Fort Worth early Saturday morning did not identify himself as a police officer prior to shooting, a Fort Worth Police Department spokesman says.

The shooting happened just before 2:30 a.m. Saturday on the 1200 block of E. Allen Avenue in Fort Worth. The woman killed has been identified by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner as Atatiana Jefferson.

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Her family said she was watching her 8-year-old nephew at the time.

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In the Florida case, former officer Nouman Raja had claimed he identified himself to motorist Corey Jones Criminal cases are pending against 21 officers involved in fatal shootings. It made some officers think a little longer before firing. It eliminated the idea that just about any police shooting

Estill police officer Quincy Smith was shot four times on New Year’s Day in 2016, an event captured on video by a camera in his glasses that he bought himself . But Orr kept walking and talking on his cell phone. Smith then threatened Orr with a taser if Orr did not remove his hand from his jacket pocket.

"She didn't do anything wrong, but she's inside of her home, trying to protect her home and my son that's inside. She's not a threat. She's a college graduate," Jefferson's older sister Amber Carr said Saturday.

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Police initially responded after a call from a neighbor indicated the front door to the home was open. The neighbor, James Smith, said he noticed all of the lights were on. There was no movement in the house, so he called the non-emergency line asking for a welfare check.

Body camera video released by the Fort Worth Police Department shows the officer, who has not been identified, walking around outside the house with a flashlight. He then stops, points his flashlight at a window and then draws his gun after seeing a person watching him from inside the house.

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The officer is heard commanding, "Put your hands up, show me your hands" before firing his weapon once.

In a press release, police said the shot was fired after "perceiving a threat," but did not specify what the threat was. Once officers entered the home, they located Jefferson and a firearm and began to provide emergency medical care.

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D.A. seeks murder charge against former Fort Worth officer who fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson .
"We will prosecute this case to the fullest extent of the law," the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office said.Prosecutors in Tarrant County, Texas, said Friday they intend to ask a grand jury for a murder charge against the former Fort Worth police officer who fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson in her home.

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