By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent
Aaron Dean, the white police officer who shot and killed Atatiana Jefferson in her home in Texas, has received an 11-year prison sentence following his conviction on manslaughter charges.
Dean,38, counted among the officers responding to an “open structure” call at Jefferson’s home in October 2019.
Jefferson, 28, left her door open while she and her 8-year-old nephew, Zion, were inside.
Noticing the open door, a neighbor called police for a welfare check.
Jefferson and her nephew were playing video games that night and Jefferson opened...