Texas officer released on bond after turning self in

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer in suburban Dallas (all times local):

8:40 p.m.

A white former Texas police officer has been released on bond after he turned himself in to authorities to face a murder warrant in the shooting of a black teenager.

Roy Oliver posted bail Friday night after surrendering at the Parker County Jail in Weatherford, about 95 miles west of Dallas. His bond had been set at $300,000.

An arrest warrant was issued Friday for the former Balch Springs police officer, accusing him of murder in the death of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. Oliver fired a rifle at a car full of teenagers leaving a party April 29, killing Edwards.

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8:15 p.m.

A white former Texas police officer has turned himself in to authorities to face a murder charge in the shooting of a black teenager who was inside a car leaving a party.

An arrest warrant was issued Friday for former Balch Springs police officer Roy Oliver, accusing him of murder in the death of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. Oliver turned himself in Friday night to the Parker County Jail in Weatherford, about 95 miles west of Dallas.

Bond has been set at $300,000.

Oliver fired a rifle at a car full of teenagers leaving a party April 29, killing Edwards.

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5:35 p.m.

A Texas officer has been charged with murder in the shooting of a black 15-year-old who was inside a car leaving a party.

An arrest warrant was issued Friday for Roy Oliver, who has been fired from the Balch Springs Police Department in suburban Dallas since the shooting last weekend.

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office in a statement announcing the warrant Friday cited evidence that suggested Oliver “intended to cause serious bodily injury and commit an act clearly dangerous to human life that caused the death.”

Oliver fired a rifle at a car of teenagers leaving a party April 29, killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards.

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12:10 a.m.

Records show that a white Texas police officer who was fired for fatally shooting a…

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