Dallas cop shoots, kills man after entering his apartment thinking it was her own, police say

Posted at 8:29 AM, Sep 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-07 10:58:30-04

An off-duty Dallas police officer shot and killed a man in his home after police say the officer mistakenly entered his apartment thinking it was her own.

According toKXAS-TV, Sgt. Warren Mitchell with the Dallas Police Department said that the officer was still in full uniform when she mistakenly walked into Botham Shem Jean's apartment thinking it was her own.

The officer, who was not identified by the department, eventually shot her gun. Jean was then transported to the hospital where he later died, according to the Associated Press.

The officer has reportedly been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation.