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>> The Dallas Police Chief on Saturday said a warrant for manslaughter has not been issued for the cop who killed a man in his apartment, since states investigators have asked her to wait.>> The Dallas Police Department will continue to update you as we're updated by the Texas Rangers.
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But they are the lead in this investigation right now.>> Speaking at a panel, she said state investigators needed more time to look into the fatal Thursday night shooting. According to authorities, an offduty Dallas officer entered what she thought was her apartment. And once inside, shot and killed the man she found there.
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>> She fired her weapon, striking the victim.>> Turns out, it was her neighbor. And it was his apartment. The victim, 26 year old Botham Shem Jean whose family is from St. Lucia.>> This is just insane that this would happen to someone so nice and kind.>> Lloyd Harvey was a neighbor who heard the shots that killed Jean.
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>> It's been ringing in my ear all day.>> Still unclear is how the officer entered Jean's apartment. And unclear to Harvey is how she mistook his apartment for hers.>> Right in front of his house you have a red floor mat, it's a bright red floor mat.
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How do you think that that's your apartment?>> As for the officer, her identity won't be revealed until she's officially charged.>> A blood sample was drawn to test the officer's level for drugs or alcohol.>> But neighbors are demanding justice.>> He wasn't doing anything wrong. He wasn't trying to do anything wrong.
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>> Dallas Police have also called on the Texas Rangers to conduct an independent investigation into the matter.