The funeral for Atatiana Jefferson took place in Dallas, not far from her home in Fort Worth where a police officer shot the 28-year-old in front of her young nephew. Here are photos and video from her service.

The 28-year-old was shot and killed in her own home.

The early morning of Saturday, Oct. 12, has become a date of infamy in Fort Worth, Texas, where a police officer killed Atatiana Jefferson by shooting through her home's window from outside.

Atatiana Jefferson was set to be buried one week after a Fort Worth police officer gunner her down in her own home.

Aaron Dean has been released on bond and is still not cooperating.


How do we tell Black boys and girls that they aren’t safe in their own homes and the people they aren’t safe from wear badges that protect themselves from prosecution? 

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro was the lone Democratic presidential candidate to mention the recent scourge of police shootings that have disproportionately targeted Black people, including Atatiana Jefferson.

Botham Jean and Atatiana Jefferson were both killed in their home by police officers.

Aaron Dean was reportedly only in custody for four hours. He killed Atatiana Jefferson while she was playing video games with her nephew on Saturday, Oct. 12.


Aaron Dean, who responded to home over a wellness check request before shooting and killing Atatiana Jefferson, quit working for the Fort Worth Police Department hours before it was expected that he would be fired.


Atatiana Jefferson was killed in her own home by a police officer. She was only 28 years old.