Off-duty Texas police officer shoots man after mistaking apartment as her own

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According to police, they have drawn a blood sample from the officer to test for drugs and alcohol and are in the process of obtaining a warrant. The officer reported to the responding officers that she entered the victim's apartment believing that it was her own.

A female Dallas police officer has been arrested and facing charges of manslaughter after killing a 26-year-old man in a very peculiar case of mistaken identity.

Police said they will release the officer's name once she has been formally charged.

On Thursday night, the officer arrived at the apartment complex she lives at after working a full shift and entered into a unit she thought was hers.

Jean has been identified as a native of St. Lucia who graduated in 2016 from Harding University in Arkansas. Along with that, he said, "We still have a lot to do in this investigation".

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The Dallas County District Attorney's Office is also investigating the incident.

Police did not yet know what interaction occurred between Jean and the officer.

It was unclear initially how the officer entered Jean's home, or why she mistook it for her own residence.

Dallas police would not confirm the man's identity.

Authorities haven't said how the officer got into Jean's home, or whether his door was open or unlocked. Dallas Fire Rescue also responded and took Mr. Jean to the hospital where he later died.

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Jean worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dallas, an worldwide company that does assurance, tax and advisory work for companies around the world.

The Southside Flats apartments are just one block away from Dallas police headquarters.

"This is a bad tragedy", the professional services and auditing firm said via Twitter. "I'm a Christian and I will forgive her, but she could never give me my son back", said Jean's mother.

On his LinkedIn profile, Jean described himself as an "aspiring young professional" who worked as a risk assurance associate for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dallas.

"Right now there are more questions than we have answers", she said.

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"The first goal of the vigil is to lift up this poor man who was killed - his family is not here, they're on a Caribbean island, so we wanted to lift him up and honor him", said John Fullinwider, co-founder of Mothers Against Police Brutality.