Baytown officer fatally shoots woman after struggle over Taser

Baytown officer fatally shoots woman after struggle over Taser

Witnesses said police administered CPR, but the woman died at the scene.

The officer-involved shooting incident unfolded at the Brixton Apartment complex in Baytown, Texas, at roughly 10:40 p.m. local time on Monday. The officer then fires his Taser stun gun, and the woman slowly drops to the ground.

"You're actually harassing me", she was heard yelling at the unidentified officer, telling him angrily, "I'm actually walking to my house".

Cellphone footage captured the struggle between Turner and the officer.

She yells, "I'm pregnant!" It does not acknowledge the video, but it does address what happened just before the officer fired "multiple rounds." .

The officer then contacted the woman and tried to arrest her, the release states, but the woman resisted the arrest.

Turner was on medication for mental illness and had previously complained about the officer's treatment of her, her sister told KPRC. Turner's sister, Antoinette, stated that she was a mother of two adult children and a grandmother to three.

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Officials have not yet confirmed whether the officer did in fact live near Turner or if complaints had been filed by Turner.

Raquelle Cuellar, a resident in the apartment complex, told ABC 13 that the woman was often spotted walking her dog in the area. She didn't mess with anybody.

Investigators are reportedly attempting to get in contact with the individual who recorded the confrontation and shared it on social media.

Police are asking the person who shot the cell phone video to come forward to help with the investigation, Lt. Steve Dorris said.

"It's unfortunate that somebody take a tragic incident like this and start posting it on social media", he said. "But that's the day and age we live in with social media".

The officer involved in the shooting, an 11-year veteran with the force, has been placed on administrative leave.

According to U.S. media, the officer, who has not been named, is an 11-year-old veteran of the Baytown Police Department He has been placed on paid administrative leave, Dorris said, adding that this is standard protocol.

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