Texas: woman shot dead by officer was not pregnant despite her claim

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Officer patrolling apartment complex in Baytown opened fire after the woman grabbed his Taser and used it against him, police say

A Texas police officer fatally shot a woman who police said grabbed his Taser and used it against him, moments after she seemed to say “I’m pregnant” in an altercation captured on video.

The shooting happened late on Monday in Baytown, about 25 miles (40km) east of Houston. Lt Steve Dorris of Baytown police said the officer was patrolling an apartment complex and attempted to arrest the 45-year-old woman, whom the officer had previously dealt with, because he knew she had outstanding warrants.

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