Fort Worth Police “Accidentally” Murder 72 Year Old Man
According to dallasnews.com
Police said poor lighting led officers to the wrong house, where they shot and killed a 72-year-old Fort Worth man, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.
Waller, a father of four and a grandfather of six, died in the early morning hours of May 28 after police responded to a burglary alarm call. Waller’s family said Waller had heard a noise and grabbed his gun for protection, our Wendy Hundley reported.
According to a search warrant affidavit obtained by the Star-Telegram, officers had been dispatched to 409 Havenwood Lane. Waller lived at 404 Havenwood Lane. Police began inadvertently searching around Waller’s home.
Officers said Waller engaged them and pointed a gun at them. At the time, police told the Star-Telegram that the officers encountered Waller “at the back of his house near the garage and driveway.” Read more…