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A lawyer for a man's shotgun shot home by a Dallas police officer, saying he believes the authorities are trying to hurt the victim's reputation by seeking his home for drugs and other illegal items.
Investigators said in a search order in Botham Jean, the 26th apartment, that they were looking for "possible infections, such as drugs and other things that may have been used in criminals." Investigators later said in a court document that they found 1
Attorney General Lee Merritt said Thursday the search shows that the police want to contaminate Jean, who worked in risk insurance at PricewaterhouseCoopers and graduated from a private Christian university.
"The war order seems to be just designed for a particular purpose," said Merritt, "And it is to infect the victim."
Officer Amber Guyger, 30, was arrested on suspicion of death in The 6th September shooting, which occurred when she got home from work at night. She ended up on the wrong floor in the building and entered the apartment directly below her, belonging to Jean, according to her arrest warrant.
The reason was that the door was "a little old "but Merritt said it would not be possible because the front door closed the automotive atheist. He said he had had contact with three neighbors who heard Guyger knock or knock on the door.
The arrest warrant said it was dark, Guyger saw a figure that she did not recognize and the person did not follow her commands. She thought she had encountered a burglary service.
The story changes with the subsequent explanation to seek Jean apartment, which said that the official "attempted to enter apartment number 1478 with a set of keys."
However, the authorities kept in the affidavit, "The officer thought it might be an intruder. .. ".
A witness heard screaming and then two shots, according to the Dallas police document. Jean was rushed to a hospital where he died.
Guys were released from prison of $ 300,000 bond on the day she was arrested.
On Monday, Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson said a murder charge was possible.  Dallas police did not respond to NBC News' request for comment.
Merritt says he is not trusting the investigation and he planned a news conference on Friday to "condemn the lack of genuine openness in the investigation", according to a statement
He said the officer's home had not been sought.
"It is clear to me and the family that investigators are not interested in doing an objective job," he said.