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Police Chief Fires Officer Who Shot And Killed Black Texas Teenager

Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber has dimissed the police officer who shot and killed Jordan Edwards, 15, while he was riding in a car that was leaving a house party on Saturday.
Jordan Edwards, as seen in an undated family photo provided by attorney S. Lee Merritt. Source: Courtesy of S. Lee Merritt

After a rapid investigation, the police chief in Balch Springs, Texas, has dismissed the officer who shot and killed Jordan Edwards, 15, on Saturday.

The unarmed black teenager was in a car leaving a house party in

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