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Angelo State unarmed football player was shot and killed by Police

Police killed an unarmed college football player in Texas
Police killed an unarmed college football player in Texas

According to a report, a Dallas Police Officer shot and killed Christian Taylor a defensive back, who was reportedly unarmed. An investigation is ongoing, and the Police Officer has been placed on Administrative Leave (which is protocol) while it is investigated. 

A suburban Dallas police officer shot and killed an unarmed 19-year-old college football player during a struggle after the teen crashed a car through the front window of a car dealership, authorities said on Friday.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man as Christian Taylor, of Arlington. Taylor was a sophomore at San Angelo State University.

Officers responded to a burglary call about 1 a.m. Friday in Arlington when they discovered someone had driven a vehicle through a front window of the Classic Buick GMC, according to a statement from the Arlington Police Department. The statement said police approached the suspect and a struggle ensued. At some point during the struggle, an officer shot Taylor.


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