Dallas Police Officer Enters Wrong Apartment, Shoots And Kills Man Inside

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The man who lived there - identified as 26-year-old Botham Shem Jean - was home when the officer entered; while it's unclear exactly what happened between Jean and the officer, Hall said, but the officer fired her weapon.

Update: A manslaughter warrant has been issued for the unnamed female officer who killed Botham Jean in his apartment after she mistook his apartment for her own.

A racially-mixed crowd gathered near the crime scene for a candlelight vigil late Friday to honor the victim, identified as Botham Shem Jean, 26, an immigrant from the Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia.

The off-duty officer, who was still in uniform and not injured, called police to report the shooting.

Hall - who didn't provide details on that situation - said police aren't handling the case under the department's usual officer-involved shooting protocol. A blood sample was drawn to test the officer for drugs or alcohol. But another resident Bridget, who declined to provide her last name, pointed out how each door requires either a unique key, code or key fob to gain access to the apartment unit. Hall couldn't provide the location of the officer or whether she was in custody. He later died at the hospital from his injuries.

"We have reassured them that we are working diligently and that we have invited an outside agency to investigate this", she said.

"Somebody has to be insane not to realize that they walked into the wrong apartment", said Botham Shem's mother, Allie Jean, who questioned how the situation escalated like this.

The officer involved in the incident was the one who reported the shooting.

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Hall says the Texas Rangers will conduct an independent investigation.

'It was, like, police talk: "Open up!"

"I never heard my mother cry like that", he said.

Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, said in a statement Friday that Botham Jean was a 2016 graduate of the school.

Jean was listed on LinkedIn as a risk assurance experienced associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers. "Open up!'" another neighbour, Caitlin Simpson said.

Yazmine Hernandez, 20, was studying with Simpson when they heard the commotion.

Journalist and social media activist Shaun King tweeted Friday afternoon about what police said led to the shooting.

"We heard cops yelling", said another neighbor.

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