Texas Officer Shoots, Kills Woman Heard On Video Claiming She’s Pregnant


He apparently recognized her from previous encounters and knew she had "outstanding warrants", according to a statement from Lt. Steve Dorris of the Baytown Police Department. The officer then fires his Taser stun gun, and the woman slowly drops to the ground.

A Houston-area police officer fatally shot a woman who told him she was pregnant after she wrestled his Taser away from him and used it on him Monday night. "[She] actually tased the officer, which forced the officer to draw his duty weapon and fire multiple rounds at the suspect".

The December 2017 shooting was the first officer-involved shooting in the district where body camera video was available on the scene and showed the officer was within his right to use deadly force, according to Moore. The fight continued, the officer backed off and then five shots were heard, as seen in the video shared by the Houston TV station.

The video, which was shared on Facebook and Snapchat messenger, shows the woman fighting with the Baytown police officer, according to KHOU.

A witness told police at the time the stabbing went on for about 30 minutes before officers arrived.

In the video, the woman is heard saying: "You're actually harassing me" and "I'm actually walking to my house".

Police are searching for the person who recorded the video, with Dorris denouncing the action. "It's extremely disrespectful for everybody involved, but that's the day and age we live in with social media".

As the officer keeps trying to arrest the woman, she flails her arms and yells, "I'm pregnant!"

Antoinette also added that her sister was on medication to treat schizophrenia. The officer, an 11 year veteran with the department, did not suffer serious injuries.

Family members were not able to confirm if Turner was pregnant at the time, and police will not be able to confirm until an autopsy is completed. He was placed on paid administrative leave, which is standard protocol.