Trial for Texas officer who killed Black woman hinges on gun


              Amber Carr, center, leaves the courtroom after the first day of the murder trial of former Fort Worth Police Officer Aaron Dean, accused in the 2019 fatal shooting death of her sister, Atatiana Jefferson, on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas. Carr's son, Zion, 11, testified about what he witnessed the night Jefferson was killed. (Amanda McCoy/Star-Telegram via AP, Pool)
            
              Attorney Miles Brissette gives the opening statement for the defense in the murder trial of former Fort Worth Police Officer Aaron Dean on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas. Dean fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson, a Black woman, through a window of her own Fort Worth home during a police call in 2019. (Amanda McCoy/Star-Telegram via AP, Pool)
            
              Defense attorney Bob Gill entered Fort Worth Star-Telegram front pages as evidence in the pre-trial motion to move former Fort Worth Police Officer Aaron Dean's murder trial out of Tarrant County on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas. Judge George Gallagher denied the motion. Dean fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson, a Black woman, through a window of her own Fort Worth home in 2019. (Amanda McCoy/Star-Telegram via AP, Pool)
            
              Defense attorney Bob Gill during the first day of former Fort Worth Police Officers Aaron Dean's murder trial on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas. Dean fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson, a Black woman, through a window of her own Fort Worth home in 2019. (Amanda McCoy/Star-Telegram via AP, Pool)
            
              396th District Court Judge George Gallagher presides over the murder trial of former Fort Worth Police Officer Aaron Dean on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas. Dean, fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson, a Black woman through a window of her own Fort Worth home in in 2019. (Amanda McCoy/Star-Telegram via AP, Pool)
            
              Former Fort Worth Police Officer Aaron Dean attends the first day of his murder trial on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas. Dean is accused of fatally shooting Atatiana Jefferson in 2019 during a police call. (Amanda McCoy/Star-Telegram via AP, Pool)
            
              Judge George Gallagher talks to the the state and defense attorneys during the first day of the murder trial of former Fort Worth Police Officer Aaron Dean on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas. From left, Assistant Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney R. Dale Smith, Assistant Criminal District Attorney Ashlea Deener, defense attorney Bob Gill and defense attorney Miles Brissette. Dean fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson, a Black woman, through a window of her own Fort Worth home during a police call in 2019. (Amanda McCoy/Star-Telegram via AP, Pool)
            
              Former Fort Worth Police Officer Aaron Dean attends the first day of his murder trial on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas. Dean is accused of fatally shooting Atatiana Jefferson in 2019 during a police call. (Amanda McCoy/Star-Telegram via AP, Pool)
            
              Zion Carr, 11, testifies during the murder trial of former Fort Worth Police Officer Aaron Dean on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas. Carr is Atatiana Jefferson's nephew and was present when she was shot and killed by Dean through a windown in her own Fort Worth home in 2019. (Amanda McCoy/Star-Telegram via AP, Pool)
            
              Aaron Dean arrives to the 396th District Court in Fort Worth on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas, for the first day of his trial in the murder of Atatiana Jefferson. Dean, a former Fort Worth police officer, is accused of fatally shooting Jefferson in 2019. (Amanda McCoy/Star-Telegram via AP, Pool)
Trial for Texas officer who killed Black woman hinges on gun