Dallas police officer to face manslaughter charges in shooting of St Lucian man

Dallas police officer Amber Guyger, 30, was identified by police on Saturday as the officer involved in Thursday’s fatal shooting of a St Lucian man at his apartment. (Facebook)

By Youri Kemp
Caribbean News Now associate editor

DALLAS, USA — Dallas police officer, Amber Guyger, is facing manslaughter charges in the shooting death of Saint Lucian man, Botham Shem Jean, in his own apartment in a bizarre case that has investigators and the public, along with Jean’s neighbours, puzzled and stunned.

Jean, 26, was shot to death inside his apartment by Guyger, who had just got off duty from a long shift on Thursday night, after she had apparently mistaken Jean’s apartment for hers and thought that Jean was an intruder in her own apartment.

An arrest…

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