Dallas Police, DA Refuse to Release Officer's 911 Call, Other Info Related to Botham Jean Killing - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Killed at Home

Killed at Home

Dallas Police, DA Refuse to Release Officer's 911 Call, Other Info Related to Botham Jean Killing

The first assistant district attorney said the office hoped holding back information would cut back on pre-trial publicity

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Dallas Police, DA Refuse to Release Officer's 911 Call, Other Info Related to Botham Jean Killing

    The city of Dallas refuses to release a recording of the 911 call that Dallas police Officer Amber Guyger made after she fatally shot Botham Jean in his apartment last month.

    An attorney for the city said in a letter dated Monday that the Police Department and Dallas County district attorney's office are asking Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to allow them to withhold the 911 recording, which has been requested by The Dallas Morning News.

    Assistant City Attorney Pavala Armstrong wrote that releasing the information would interfere with the investigation into the Sept. 6 shooting.

    Read more from our media partner The Dallas Morning News.

    Full Prosecutors' Statement Against Jussie Smollett

    [NATL]Full Prosecutors' Statement Against Jussie Smollett

    Prosecutors unveiled the full statement in court on Thursday against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who is accused of fabricating a racist and homophobic attack against himself in a bid for publicity.

    (Published 3 hours ago)

    Get the latest from NBC DFW anywhere, anytime

    • Download the App

      Available for IOS and Android