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Woman who claimed to be pregnant killed by Texas cop during arrest scuffle

Woman who claimed to be pregnant killed by Texas cop during arrest scuffle

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A Texas police officer shot and killed a 44-year-old woman while trying to arrest her Monday night, authorities said. A police spokesperson has since confirmed that the woman, identified as Pamela Turner, was not pregnant at the time of the shooting. The unnamed officer involved in the shooting came across the woman while patrolling an apartment complex in the city of Baytown, some 27 miles east of Houston. He apparently recognized her from previous encounters and knew she had “outstanding warrants,” according to a statement from Lt. Steve Dorris of the Baytown Police Department. A struggle ensued when the officer attempted to arrest her for those warrants, Dorris said. The officer deployed his Taser on the woman, but, as he was trying to handcuff her, she apparently got hold of the device and used it on him. The officer drew his gun and fired multiple rounds at the woman, striking her at least once. The officer then attempted to render aid to the woman but she was pronounced dead…
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