Dallas police officer who SHOT DEAD man after entering wrong apartment ARRESTED

Botham Shem Jean

Botham Shem Jean

The officer, who is white, said she entered her neighbor's home by mistake and shot her neighbor, Botham Jean, who is black, because she believed him to be an intruder in her apartment.

Online records initially showed Guyger was in custody, but she later was not listed on the jail inmate roster.

Dallas Police have confirmed the identity of the officer that killed Botham Jean in his own apartment on Thursday night.

The news of Guyger's arrest broke on the evening of September 9, 2018 after two days of confusion about whether Guyger, 30, would face charges in the freaky shooting death of Botham Shem Jean, a Saint Lucian man who moved to America to attend a Christian college and later got a job in risk assessment for a prominent company in Dallas.

Guyger, 30, was booked into Kaufman County jail and her bail was set at $300,000. The officer was off-duty at the time of the shooting and Hall said her name would be released if she's officially charged.

"Botham loved God. Botham loved you".

Jean's mother shared stories with the mayor about her late son, "how he loved everybody", "how much he loved Dallas", "didn't really see color" and "always had a smile on his face", according to Rawlings. "Botham wanted all of us to unite", said his mother Allison Jean.

Attorney Lee Merritt, who is representing Jean's family, also said that Jean did not know the officer, according to family members.

Guyger, who was still in uniform, put her key in the door, which was unlocked, and the door opened, the official said.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

Hall added that a drug/alcohol blood test was conducted on the officer, that a manslaughter warrant was being sought, and that the Dallas Police Department has "invited the Texas Rangers to conduct an independent investigation".

Botham Jean speaks at Harding University, March 24, 2014.

CNN also reported that the Thursday night incident was not the only shooting in which Guyger has been involved while on the force.

In the 2017 confrontation, the affidavit says Guyger was one of two officers called to help another officer.

"Right now, there are more questions than answers", Hall said.

Many questions remain about what led Guyger to shoot Jean. "The very Bible says to render to Caesar that which is Caesar so if Caesar says to pay a penalty for a life, then she has to pay".

New video has emerged of the immediate aftermath of a deadly shooting on Thursday which saw a black accountant gunned down by a white police woman after she mistakenly entered his home thinking it was hers. Ms Jean said over the weekend.

Jean's family has been demanding charges against Guyger in Jean's death.

Jean was a native of the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, a 2016 graduate of Harding University ― a private Christian institution in Arkansas ― and employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dallas, the company said.

After working a 12-hour shift, which included overtime, Officer Guyger returned home Thursday around 10 p.m. and walked to an apartment unit she believed to be her own at the Southside Flats in the 1200 block of South Lamar.

PricewaterhouseCoopers said: "This is a awful tragedy".

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