Ex-Dallas officer not guilty of assault in fatal shooting
A jury has found a former Dallas police officer not guilty of assault in the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old woman in 2017.
A Dallas County jury returned the verdict Thursday in the trial of Christopher Hess.
He was charged with aggravated assault by a public servant in the killing of Genevive Dawes.
Hess shot a dozen times into a car containing Dawes and another person.
Prosecutors argued that his actions were unreasonable. His attorneys said the shooting was justified because the car was a threat.
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