Black Woman Killed by Texas Police Officer During Altercation

Nicole Rojas
May 17, 2019 - 5:00

The violent death of a Texas woman played out on social media as video of a Baytown Police officer fatally shooting her after she resisted arrest went viral on Snapchat and Facebook. Baytown Police said that an officer, described as an 11-year veteran with the department, was patrolling an apartment complex in the 1600 block of Garth Road in Baytown, Texas, at around 10:40 p.m. on May 13. Baytown city, with a population of about 72,000, sits just east of Houston. During his patrol, the unidentified officer encountered Pamela Shantay Turner, 44,...

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