A police officer trying to shoot at a charging dog killed the women he was sent to perform a welfare check on. This isnt the first time this has happened…
According to NBC5 the estranged husband of a woman shot and killed by an Arlington police officer is coming to her defense, and in some ways to the defense of the officer.
The shooting happened Thursday when police were called to conduct a welfare check on a woman who was reportedly passed out in a grassy area near Cantor Drive and North Collins Street in Arlington.
The woman was identified as 30-year-old Margarita Victoria Brooks.
As the officer approached her, her dog is seen on his body camera video barking and running toward him.
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The officer steps back then shoots toward the dog, missing it.
Brooks is then heard yelling she’d been shot. She later died at the hospital.
“She was a good person, good soul,” Steven Smith said…