Dallas police officer who fatally shot unarmed man in his own apartment arrested, charged with manslaughter

Texas Rangers have told CNN that a Dallas police officer was arrested Sunday in connection with the shooting death of unarmed black man Botham Shem Jean.

Amber Guyger was off-duty when she shot Jean after allegedly mistakenly entering his apartment at the complex where she also lived on Thursday. Jean, 26, a native of St. Lucia who worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dallas, died at a Dallas area hospital.

According to jail records obtained by CNN, Guyger, 30, of Dallas, was charged with manslaughter. The four-year veteran of the department was released from the Kaufman County Jail on Sunday evening after posting a $300,000 bond.

Guyger's arrest was announced as Jean's family and their attorneys say they met with Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson to demand the officer's arrest.

"We're still dealing in America with black people being killed in some of the most arbitrary ways, driving while black, walking while black and now we have to add living while black," family co-counsel Benjamin Crump told CNN.

Information from CNN.com contributed to this report.

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