Former Texas police officer found guilty in deadly shooting
(CNN) — A jury in Texas found a former fort worth police officer guilty of manslaughter for fatally shooting a woman.
Aaron Dean was responding to a call on October 12th 2019,
when he shot Atianna Jefferson through her bedroom window.
Earlier this week, Dean testified that he fired his weapon because Jefferson pointed a gun at him.
But then admitted during cross-examination that his actions were “bad police work.” he said he fired without seeing Jefferson’s hands.
a jury returned the verdict.
Dean could spend upwards of 20 years in prison.