The Latest: Botham Jean's family attends news conference

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DALLAS (AP) - The Latest on a former Dallas police officer indicted for fatally shooting a unarmed black man in his apartment (all times local):

3 p.m.

The family of a black man fatally shot by a former Dallas police officer who said she mistook his apartment for her own attended a news conference announcing that the former officer has been indicted on a murder charge.

Botham Jean's family stood beside Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson as she announced the grand jury's decision on Friday afternoon.

Amber Guyger, who is white, told investigators that she mistook Jean's apartment for her own on Sept. 6 and thought she'd encountered an intruder.

Guyger has since been fired from the department and Jean's family has filed a lawsuit against Guyger and the city of Dallas.

Jean was a native of the Caribbean island nation of St. Lucia. He attended college in Arkansas and had been working in Dallas for accounting and consulting firm PwC.

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2:20 p.m.

Court records show a white former Dallas police officer has been indicted on a murder charge for fatally shooting her black unarmed neighbor after she said she mistakenly went to his apartment instead of her own.

The Dallas County court records were posted Friday before authorities were set to announce a grand jury's decision on the fate of Amber Guyger. She was arrested days after the Sept. 6 shooting that killed her 26-year-old neighbor Botham Jean. He was from the Caribbean island nation of St. Lucia.

Guyger told investigators she mistook Jean's apartment for her own and thought she'd encountered an intruder. She was later fired from the Dallas Police Department, and Jean's family has filed a lawsuit against Guyger and the city.

The shooting thrust Dallas into the national conversation on the intersection of race and law enforcement.

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2 p.m.

Dallas County court records show that a white former Dallas police officer has been indicted on a murder charge for the killing of her black unarmed neighbor when she said she mistakenly went to his apartment instead of her own and shot him.

The court records were posted Friday before authorities were set to announce the decision of a grand jury on the fate of Amber Guyger. She was arrested days after the Sept. 6 shooting that killed her 26-year-old neighbor Botham Jean, who was from the Caribbean island nation of St. Lucia.

Guyger told investigators she mistook Jean's apartment for her own and thought she'd encountered an intruder. She has since been fired from the department and Jean's family has filed a lawsuit against Guyger and the city of Dallas.

The shooting thrust Dallas into the national conversation on the intersection of race and law enforcement.

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