Police officer who shot and killed a man after mistakenly entering the wrong apartment is held on manslaughter charges – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
September 17, 2018

Police officer who shot and killed a man after mistakenly entering the wrong apartment is held on manslaughter charges


The police officer who shot and killed a man she thought was an intruder has been held on manslaughter charges.

According to the official version, the officer got off the elevator on the wrong floor. She found the apartment door unlocked and saw someone inside. Thinking it was an intruder in her apartment, she opened fire, killing 26-year-old Botham Shem Jean, an African-American immigrant.

The police officer, named as Amber Guyger, is now facing a charge of manslaughter.

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