Guyger key witness shot dead during drug deal
The sudden death of one of the witnesses in the case of police officer Amber Guyger, who shot the innocent Botham Jean in his own apartment, was not connected with revenge for the sentence. Joshua Brown was a major drug supplier and was shot dead during a deal to sell a large batch of marijuana.
At the moment, Dallas police have linked three people to the murder of Brown. 32-year-old Michael Mitchell was detained on October 8 in Louisiana, 20-year-old Jacquerious Mitchell is currently in hospital with a gunshot wound, which he received during a fight with Brown, and a third suspect, 22-year-old Thaddeous Green is on the run.
At a press conference yesterday, Assistant Chief Avery Moore described how events moved that night according to investigators. Three suspects traveled 300 miles from Louisiana to Dallas to acquire a large batch of marijuana for further sale, but something went wrong and a fight broke out between Jacquerious Mitchell and Joshua Brown, during which 3 shots sounded. Brown was taken to a hospital, where he later died, and three criminals hid in an unknown direction.
This version of the investigation is also confirmed by the search in the house of the deceased. During the search, nearly 6 kilograms of marijuana, a large number of THC cartridges and about 4 thousand dollars in cash were seized.
This investigation completely debunked the myth of the connection between the killing of a witness who helped to jail a policeman for killing a black citizen, as well as cool the tensions between the public and the Dallas police.
“There is cause for the community to be skeptical,” Waters said, according to AP. “There is a lack of credibility that the Dallas Police Department currently has and, frankly, it’s not just among brown and black communities.”