By Ryan Tarinelli

DALLAS — A white police officer defendant of fatally shooting her black neighbor inside his own flat has been discharged, the police department proclaimed Monday.

The Dallas Police Department discharged Officer Amber Guyger on Monday, weeks after she fatally shot 26-year-old Botham Jean inside his own flat on Sept. 6. Court records show Guyger aforesaid she thought she had encountered a thief inside her own home.

Guyger was in remission on a preliminary charge of homicide years after the shooting. She is out on bond.

Jean family attorneys and protesters have called for her firing following the shooting.

Guyger was a four-year veteran of the police force. She told investigators that she had just complete a shift when she returned in uniform to the South Side footwear flat complex.

When she put her key in the flat door, which was unbarred and slightly open, it opened, the testimony aforesaid. Inside, the lights were off, and she saw a figure in the darkness that cast a large silhouette crosswise the room, according to the officer’s account.

She called 911. When asked where she was, she returned to the front door to see she was in the wrong unit, according to the testimony. The 911 tapes have not been released.