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Affidavit released in Dallas cop's shooting of Harding graduate

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click to enlarge BOTHAM JEAN: Dallas officer says she mistook him for a burglar when she shot him in his own apartment while thinking it was her home.
  • BOTHAM JEAN: Dallas officer says she mistook him for a burglar when she shot him in his own apartment while thinking it was her home.
The affidavit filed for the manslaughter arrest of a Dallas police officer who shot Harding graduate Botham Jean in his own apartment says he ignored her verbal commands and she fired after she entered his apartment thinking it was her own.

She said she didn't know she was in the wrong place until after she'd shot Jean. She said the door opened at the push of electronic key card into the door lock and that when she was entered the apartment was dark and she could only see the silhouette of someone she presumed was a burgla r.

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