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Autopsy: Student Killed by Cop Had 'N-Bomb' in Blood

Synthetic drug known to cause hallucinations found in his system

(Newser) - The 19-year-old Texas college student shot dead by a cop at an Arlington car dealership on Aug. 7 had taken a drug that may have caused him to hallucinate, per an autopsy report released yesterday. It details the presence of a drug with similar effects to LSD known as NBOMe,... More »

Texas Cop Who Shot Unarmed College Student Is Fired

Arlington chief sacks officer Brad Miller

(Newser) - The police chief in Arlington, Texas, has fired the trainee officer who shot and killed an unarmed college student during a burglary call last week. Chief Will Johnson said officer Brad Miller used poor judgment when he decided to open fire on Christian Taylor during a late-night call at an... More »

College Football Player Shot by Police Was Unarmed

Christian Taylor, who was black, had crashed his car into an auto dealership in Texas

(Newser) - A police officer in suburban Dallas shot and killed a college football player during a struggle after the unarmed 19-year-old crashed a car through the front window of a car dealership, authorities said. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office identified the dead man as Christian Taylor of Arlington. Taylor... More »

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