A white Fort Worth police officer fatally shot a black woman in her home early Saturday morning.
The woman has been identified as 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson.
Police say officers arrived at a home on East Allen Avenue around 2:30 a.m. Saturday after getting a call that the front door was open. Officers searched the outside of the home with flashlights and observed a person standing inside the home, near a window.
Body camera footage shows an officer yelled: “Put your hands up; show me your hands!”
“Perceiving a threat, the officer drew his duty weapon and fired one shot, striking the person inside the residence,” a police statement says.