Fort Worth Police officer jailed after fatally shooting woman

Fort Worth Police officer jailed after fatally shooting woman

The white Fort Worth police officer accused of shooting a black woman inside her home over the weekend, killing her, has been jailed on a murder charge. Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was gunned down early Saturday after police were summoned to her Fort Worth home to conduct a welfare check by a neighbor who reported seeing Jefferson’s front door open.

Tom A
Tom A
ConcealCarryProtect
ConcealCarryProtect 5 months

This officer is a fucking retard. Going sneaking around peoples houses without announcing yourself and are surprised when someone investigates with a gun. Psh. She would have been totally justified if she shot and killed that officer.

porcus
porcus 5 months

Glad the officer resigned but he needs to be charged. And convicted.

TheWeakMinded
TheWeakMinded 5 months

suck, trial or I'm pissed. side note, not happy to see police doing something actually wrong. just going to fuel sjw fires >.>

RebornZA
RebornZA 5 months

Why does the races matter. Boy these race vultures. "white" cop, "black" women.

H.R. Pufnstuf
H.R. Pufnstuf 5 months

Tragic. It seems to me that all you need to be a Fuckn cop now days is a pulse and some connections in the department.

Just An Opinion
Just An Opinion 5 months

Cops should be held to a higher standard than regular Joes, but I think murder is a bit too hefty of a charge here. I can't remember the actual name of the crime, but there is a charge called something like gross negligence resulting in death. This is used when, say, a crane operator fucks up and drops crap on people, killing them. Maybe something like that would be more appropriate? I mean, he didn't wake up one day and think to himself "I'm going to kill someone today". He didn't planon killing anyone... He killed her as a result of gross negligence to his duties, right?

Sir_Kutz
Sir_Kutz 5 months

It was a bad shooting, it would have still been a bad shooting had the victim had different skin than she did. Can we stop with the race baiting.

Andrew 1010
Andrew 1010 5 months

Charges must be bought forward. Crimes have clearly and undoubtedly been committed.

Robert
Robert 5 months

Overzealous murder charge is going to end up getting him let off. I almost wonder if PAs do this on purpose because they know that officers won't be convicted.

John Keller
John Keller 5 months

this is what should be happening to the officer. he shot her without announcing that he was the police.

Michael Tatom
Michael Tatom 5 months

When Joe six pack screws up at his job, he just gets fired. When a cop screws up at his job, he may have to go to jail.

Petri Fide
Petri Fide 5 months

2nd Degree Murder.... goodbye /<edit> Idiots on parade that don't know how to read... officer has been charged with murder.

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