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The Latest: Ex-agent of the bodycam video that during the murder trial

DALLAS – The Latest on the murder trial of a former Texas police officer who fatally shot a teenager in a car (all times are local):

2:10 pm

Members of the panel body, see images from the camera of a former Texas police officer who fired into a car full of black teenagers and fatally shot a 15-year-old boy.

The footage was shown Thursday during the murder trial of the former Balch Springs officer Roy Oliver. He killed Jordan Edwards last year as an officer responded to a report of underage drinking at a party.

Oliver, who is white, has said that he feared for his and his partner’s safety as the car sped by. Prosecutors say Oliver fired after the car had passed and his partner was not in danger.

In Oliver’s body camera video, screams and honks can be heard after the gunfire sounds. The video then shows Oliver getting a rifle from his squad car.

After the shooting, Oliver can be heard, asks his partner if he is all right. Oliver said the car’s driver tried to hit his partner.

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1:45 pm

The partner of a former Texas police officer accused of shooting into a car full of black teenagers and killing a 15-year-old boy says that he does not fear for his life as the car went by.

Tyler Gross testified Thursday at the murder trial of his former partner, Roy Oliver. The shooting happened last year, when the Balch Springs officers responded to a report of underage drinking at a party.

Oliver told the researchers that he and his partner feared for their lives when the car in the implementation of the teens flew by.

But Gross told jurors he never felt the need the fire weapon. He says that there are 100 to 150 children of the house, and that the officers spoke to the host about not having such a big party.

Prosecutors say Oliver fired at the car after it’s over and the Gross is not in danger.

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12:15 pm

Opening statements are underway in the murder trial of a former Texas police officer accused of shooting into a car full of black teenagers and killing a 15-year-old boy.

Prosecutor Michael Snipes told jury members on Thursday, Jordan Edwards was an “innocent child” when he was killed last year by the former Balch Springs Officer Roy Oliver.

Snipes, says the white former officer was angry, in control, and the “trigger-happy.”

No guns were found inside the teens’ car.

The shooting occurred as officers responded to a report of underage drinking at a party.

According to court records, Oliver said that he and his partner feared for their lives when the car in the implementation of the teens flew by. But the prosecutor says Oliver fired at the car after it’s over.

The 38-year-old Oliver was dismissed from the police after the shooting.

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12:30 pm

A murder trial for a former Texas police officer who is the life of a black teenager, highlights the increased role that video evidence plays in high-profile police units.

Former Balch Springs officer Roy Oliver, who is white, opened fire last year in a moving car filled with five black teenagers and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. The 38-year-old Oliver was fired after the shooting.

His trial is scheduled to start Thursday in Dallas, but the defense lawyers filed an emergency stay from Wednesday to delay the start.

Oliver’s attorneys say evidence will show Oliver “responded well.” According to court records, Oliver said that he and his partner feared for their lives when the car in the implementation of the teens flew by.

The officers were responding to a report of underage drinking at a party.

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