- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 15, 2016

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A prosecutor will not refile charges against a North Texas police officer fired after the fatal shooting of an unarmed burglary suspect at a car dealership.

Tarrant County District Attorney Sharen Wilson told the family of 19-year-old Christian Taylor, a black college football player, that he was acting erratically when fatally shot last summer by Arlington police Officer Brad Miller. The now-former police trainee is white.

A grand jury last week declined to indict Miller. Part of the incident was captured on business security video. Investigators say Taylor roamed the showroom, damaged some vehicles on the lot and refused police commands to stop.

An attorney for Taylor’s relatives had asked Wilson to refile charges. The prosecutor declined, in a letter Monday.

Miller was later fired for displaying poor judgment.


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