Month: October 2019

Amber Guyger revisited

Fort Worth cop shoots to death black woman in her own home A wellness check proves to be fatal  by Frederick H. Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today A Fort Worth, Texas, police officer dispatched to a home for a wellness check shot and killed the  occupant. The cop, who has not been named, fired a fatal shot around 2:20 a.m. through a window[Read More…]

NAACP LDF is pushing for an independent investigation into deadly shooting of Joshua Brown

Police claim Brown was murdered during a botched drug deal By Frederick H. Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund is pushing for an independent investigation into the murder of Joshua Brown, a key witness in the recent trial of Amber Guyger, a former Dallas cop, who shot to death Botham Jean and was sentenced to 10 years[Read More…]

Key witness in Amber Guyger’s murder trial shot dead

  Joshua Brown feared his testimony could lead to his murder Elected officials demand police find his killer or killers   By Frederick H. Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today Botham Jean’s neighbor who testified courageously and tearfully as a prosecution witness in the murder trial of former Dallas cop Amber Guyger, was found shot dead Friday night in Dallas. Joshua Brown, who lived[Read More…]

Former Dallas cop guilty in deadly shooting

But Sacramento cops walk after murdering an unarmed black man A  jury on Tuesday found former Dallas Police officer Amber Guyger guilty of murder in the 2018 shooting death of Botham Jean, a black man, in his own apartment. Guyger, still wearing her uniform, mistakenly entered Jean’s home in the same apartment complex and immediately assumed he was a burglar.[Read More…]