The Austin police officer responsible for the fatal shooting of Mauris DeSilva in 2019 has been indicted for murder, Austin Sanders, a staff writer for the Austin Chronicle, reported on Twitter.
This is Officer Christopher Taylor’s second murder indictment this year.
During a mental health crisis at a downtown condo in 2019, DeSilva was carrying a knife, which Taylor argued was a threat to him and other police officers at the scene, Sanders said.
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