Last week, Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger was arrested for fatally shooting Botham Shem Jean, a 26-year old black man, in his own home. Guyger, who does not speak during the video, was later released after posting $300,000 bond.
After a search warrant was executed in the Texas apartment where Botham Jean was shot dead by a police officer who said she had entered by mistake, an attorney for the victim's family is calling the discovery of marijuana an attempt to smear the man.
Even Dana Loesch, the NRA spokeswoman who recently faced criticisms of her own after saying that Jean might still be alive if he was a "law-abiding gun owner", took offense to the framing of the tweet. "To have my son smeared in such a way I think shows that there are persons who are really nasty, who are really dirty, and are going to cover up for the devil, Amber Guyger".
The news and the tweet, which received criticism online, had nothing to do with why Jean was killed the night of September 6. "Upon being asked where she was located by emergency dispatchers, Guyger returned to the front door to observe the address and discovered she was at the wrong apartment", the document states. Give me justice for my son because he does not deserve what he got, ' Allison Jean said in comments reported by CNN.More news: JUST IN | Police Believe Copycat Needle Found In Strawberries In Queensland
"The main problem is: What was Officer Guyger doing in Jean's apartment in the first place?"
The march, which appeared to be peaceful, began with a rally outside Dallas police headquarters Friday evening.
G.A. Radvansky, a University of Notre Dame professor who has studied cognition and human memory, said that it was "plausible" that someone could falsely misidentify something familiar.
All of the experts agreed that many more questions would have to be answered before Guyger's credibility could be judged.More news: NHC downgrades Florence to still risky Category 3 hurricane
Guyger was tested for drugs and alcohol after the incident but the findings of those tests have not been released.
Hall is within her rights immediately terminate Guyger, but sources told ABC News that it would be rare to do so before the internal police report is complete.
Downloaded data from the electronic door locks could possibly reveal whether the door to Jean's apartment was locked and what key was used to enter if it was, according to Lee Merritt, one of the attorneys representing Jean's family. "She also heard the same pounding at the door", Merritt said, according to the Star-Telegram.
"I'm confident this district attorney's office is taking this case seriously", he said.More news: Fear: Trump in the White House by Bob Woodward