by (Mia Jankowicz), INSIDER • October 6, 2020
The Texas police officer who shot 31-year-old Black man Jonathan Price has been charged with his murder, the Texas Department of Public Safety (TDPS) announced.
- Officer Shaun Lucas has been charged with the murder of Jonathan Price, a Black man whom he shot on Saturday night, in Wolfe City, Texas.
- Lucas was called to a disturbance and found Price at the scene, a police statement said. He fired his Taser and then his gun at Price, killing him.
- Price’s family said that he was breaking up a domestic violence incident, which was over by the time police arrived, local news channel WFAA reported.
- Tributes and fundraisers for Price have poured in, calling the 31-year-old “dearly loved” and a “hometown hero.”