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Amber Guyger Sentenced to 10 Years for Murdering Botham Jean

An ex Dallas police officer has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the 2018 killing of an unarmed black man in his apartment. Amber Guyger was found guilty of murder on Tuesday for the 2018 killing of Botham Jean. Jean was sitting in his 3rd-floor apartment when Guyger broke in claiming that she thought […]

[WATCH] Botham Jean’s Family Reacts to Amber Guyger Guilty Verdict

Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was found guilty of murder on Tuesday for fatally shooting her neighbor, Botham Jean while he was sitting on his couch eating a bowl of ice cream.  Guyger alleged she shot Jean after thinking he was an intruder when she mistakenly entered his apartment. Amber Guyger used her service […]

Amber Guyger Found Guilty of Murder in Shooting of Botham Jean

Amber Guyger was found guilty of murder on Tuesday (Oct. 1) for fatally shooting Botham Jean after she believed he was an intruder of her home after mistakenly entering his apartment. Guyger is now facing life in prison after less than 24 hours of deliberation. CNN details Guyger was indicted last year but had the […]

“I Shot an Innocent Man”: A Look at Highlights from Amber Guyger’s Trial

The trial for Amber Guyger, an ex-Dallas police officer who was charged with the murder of 26-year-old Botham Jean, concludes its first week. Guyger shot and killed the young African- American attorney in his Dallas apartment last year after believing his apartment was her own and mistaking him for an intruder. Since the start of […]

Former Dallas Police Officer on Trial for Murdering Her Neighbor

Words by Jessica Dupree The trial began Monday (Sept. 23) for former police officer Amber Guyger who killed her neighbor, 26-year-old Texas resident Botham Jean, on Sep. 6, 2018. Guyger told police that she mistakenly believed that she was in her apartment and that Jean was a burglar. Defense attorney’s for Guyger says she was […]

Dallas Police Officer Who Shot Man In His Own Apartment Indicted

A former Dallas police officer was charged with murder on Friday for shooting an unarmed Black neighbor whose apartment she said she mistakenly entered instead of her own, prosecutors said. Amber Guyger, 30, surrendered to authorities after a grand jury indicted her on a charge of murder in the Sept. 6 death of Botham Jean, […]

Dallas Police Officer Accused of Fatally Shooting Her Neighbor is Fired

A white police officer accused of fatally shooting her black neighbor inside his own apartment was fired Monday for “adverse conduct,” the Dallas Police Department said in a statement. Police Chief U. Renee Hall dismissed Officer Amber Guyger during a hearing Monday, according to the statement posted on Twitter. Guyger has been charged with manslaughter […]

[WATCH] Body Cam Footage of TX Police Officer Indicted for Shooting Lyndo Jones

In this very graphic footage of another unarmed Black man being shot by officers of the law, the results from the following footage have provided enough evidence for prosecutors to indict a former Mesquite, Texas police officer on aggravated assault charges in the shooting of Lyndo Jones. The trial for Derrick Wiley is taking place […]

Dallas Cops Issue a Warrant to Search Botham Jean’s Home Following his Murder

Dallas Cops Issue a Warrant to Search Botham Jean's Home Following his Murder

The family of Botham Jean has accused cops on Thursday of smearing the victim ever since an off-duty cop fatally shot him killing him in his own apartment. Officer Amber Guyger entered the apartment, “mistook” his apartment complex for hers and fired two shots after accusing the victim that he was in her apartment where […]

Dallas Cop Charged With Manslaughter of Unarmed Black Man in his Own Home

Dallas Cop Charged With Manslaughter of Unarmed Black Man in his Own Home

A Dallas cop who fatally shot a man in his own home after allegedly mistaking it for hers was charged with manslaughter, as per a Texas Ranger. A white officer named Amber Guyger was off duty when she shot Botham Shem Jean, a Black man, police said Thursday. The 26-year-old St. Lucia native was unarmed. […]