Early Saturday, A Ft. Worth Police accidentally shot a woman inside of her own home.
Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was innocently killed in a bedroom as she was watching after her nephew, according to the Ft. Worth Police Department.
Fort Worth police said they responded to an “open structure” call around 2:25 a.m. near the 1200 block of East Allen Avenue, east of Interstate 35W.
According to Body-camera footage it shows the officer, Aaron Dean standing outside the front door of the home before walking around the side of the house and opening a gate to the backyard.
Dean was said to be in the backyard when he yelled before firing through the window and killing Atatiana in front of her nephew.
Dean, who had been a member of the Fort Worth Police Department since April 2018 is currently listed as an inmate in the Tarrant County Jail.
Dean failed to cooperate with investigators in regards to the shooting as body cam footage showed him approaching Jefferson’s window and asking her to put her hands up before firing his weapon.
Members of the community gathered yesterday evening to protest for justice to yet another murder in DFW by a police officer.
Officials said that Dean shot through the window “perceiving a threat”.
Monday evening, 2 days after the shooting Ft. Worth police officer, Aaron Dean resigned as a member of the Fort Worth Police Department. He was charged with murder in the shooting of 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson in her home on Saturday. His bond was set at $200,000 but has since bailed out of jail.
Ft. Worth Police Who Fatally Shot Atatiana Jefferson Has Been Arrested and Charged With Murder. was originally published on thebeatdfw.com